Joyce Lape

Joyce Lape, age 80, of Rockbridge, Ohio, passed away October 11, 2021 at O’Blenness Hospital, Athens, Ohio.

Joyce was born June 29, 1941 in Ironton, Ohio to Homer and Maxine Brown. She was 56 years active in her congregation as a Jehovah’s Witness.                        

Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Gilbert Lape of Rockbridge; children, Tracy (Julie) Lape, Tonya Lape, and Karla Weber; grandchildren, Zachery Lape, McKeena Lape, Bethany Russell, Brittnee Buntemeyer, Mariah Lape, Luke O’Neal, Tabitha Lape, Emily Lape, Caitlyn (Alex) Zimich, Dominic Weber, and Natalie Weber; great-grandchildren, Makayla Russell, Brianna Russell, Aleah Russell, Addilyn Buntemeyer, Kianna Lape, Remington O’Neal, Rosie Sowers, and Rickey Clifton; brothers, Les and Frank Brown; sister Brenda Brown; special nephew Micheal Brown; best friend Julie Perry; and to all in our loving congregation.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; and children Donald and Kevin Lape.

Arrangements by Heinlein-Brown Funeral Home, Logan, Ohio.