July 12, 1935 - August 3, 2018
Joyce A. “Simon” Felix
July 12, 1935 ~ August 3, 2018
A Graveside Service, per Joyce A. Felix, age 83, recently of Lindale, TX; will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 at the Olathe Cemetery, Olathe, CO. Mrs. Felix entered into rest on August 3, 2018; Joyce was born on July 12, 1935 in Cottonwood, Arizona to Thomas J. Simon and Amanda L. “Hicklin” Simon. Joyce was one of twelve children being the youngest. When Joyce was in grade school (2nd grade) her mother, and one sister moved from Murray, Utah to Montrose, Colorado. Joyce’s mother married Frank M. Newby of Montrose, Colorado. Joyce and her sister Joan attended schools in Montrose, CO. In 1955 Joyce married Eldon G. Felix of Olathe, CO. They were married in Aztec, NM, and married for 52 years, eight months and seven days; before his passing on January 7, 2008. Mr. and Mrs. Felix were blessed with three children.
Joyce enjoyed many things, being with her family was number one. They enjoyed fishing, hunting, traveling, and camping. Joyce also enjoyed canning, sewing, crafts, genealogy, golf and played on a softball team in Olathe. Mrs. Felix retired from Montrose School District as Secretary of Olathe Junior High School.
Mrs. Felix was preceded in death by her husband, parents, siblings, and one granddaughter, Brandy M. Lake. Mrs. Felix is survived by her three children, Joy I. “Felix” Lake of Gore, OK; Vickie J. “Felix” Slade of Lafayette, CO and Ken A. Felix of Tyler, TX; six grandchildren, Kimberly “Lake” Thorton; Spencer Lake; Robyn “Slade” Shaw; Sean Slade; Kurt Felix; Beth “Felix” Davis; and nine great-grandchildren, Jackson Lake; Devon Lake; Ivy Gates; Megan Gates; Xander Thorton; Klyie Lake; Payton Lake; Deegan Lake and Nolan Felix.
Burial will be at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 in the Olathe Cemetery, Olathe, CO, under the direction of Crippin Funeral Home.