Joyce Irene Farmer, 72, Gentry, Ark., died Jan. 25, 2017, at Northwest Medical Center, Bentonville, Ark..

Joyce Irene Farmer, 72,  Gentry, Ark., died Jan. 25, 2017, at Northwest Medical Center, Bentonville, Ark..  
Born Sept. 30, 1944, in Bentonville, she was the daughter of Kenneth Ritter and Ethel Rone. Joyce worked for La-Z-Boy for many years and also in the deli at Wal-Mart, Siloam Springs, Ark.
She was preceded in death by her parents; son Troy; and daughter Nikia.
Survivors include her daughter Melissa Burr and husband Scott, Neosho; Rick Farrar, Valdez, Alaska; five grandchildren; one  great grandchild; sister Earline Applegate and husband, Gene, Peggs, Okla.; niece Tammy Applegate and husband, Tim; nephew Kenneth Freed and wife, Melissa; several great nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan, 28, at Wasson Memorial Chapel, Siloam Springs.  To sign the online guestbook, visit www.wassonfuneralhome.com.  Arrangements are by Wasson Funeral Home, Siloam Springs.