Joy was born on January 25, 1947, to the late Cecil and Alice Bell in Medford, OR. In 1976 Joy married James R. Johnson in Roseburg, OR. She was an amazing, loving, and caring lady and her life centered on her family and her business. She owned and operated the 3 J’s Daycare and she touched many young lives over the years. Joy was a member of Experience Life.
Along with her parents, Joy is preceded in death by her husband, James.
Survivors include her two children, Cheryl Wright and husband Wade of Ft. Worth, and Dennis Johnson and wife Lori of Lubbock; seven grandchildren, Nicholas Hoober, Chris Wright, Christopher Hickman, Shannon Garza, Candice Johnson, Kayla Wright, and Emily Johnson; four great grandchildren, Landon Richards, Jayton Johnson, Saylor Johnson and Peyton Johnson; and two sisters, Cecile Bell, Debra Bell.