Joyce Eveline Junkert Allie passed away on Jan. 10, 2023, at St. Luke’s Magic Valley.
Joyce was born to Paul and Evelyn Geisler Junkert, on October 30, 1943, in Twin Falls Idaho, and was welcomed by an older brother, Kenneth Junkert.
She was raised and educated in Gooding. She married Gerald Stewart, Sr. on Feb. 2, 1964, in Gooding. They added Gerald Stewart, Jr. on Oct. 13, 1964, John Paul Stewart on Aug. 24, 1965, and Jesse Kenneth Stewart on June 27, 1966, to their family. Her children were her love and joy.
On Oct. 9, 1982, she married the love of her life, Robert Hammond Allie, in Glasgow, MT. During her marriage to Robert, she worked as an environmental service aide for many years. She fought cancer several times. During this time God gave her “a prayer stitch” that she used for everything she crocheted.
She loved to dance with her husband, sing in church, and read and write poetry.
She was preceded in death by her both parents, her son Gerald Joseph Stewart, Jr. a grandson Nathan Robert Kenneth Stewart, her in-laws, and various other family members.
She is survived by her husband Robert Allie, her sons John (Donna) Stewart of Mountain Home, and Jessie (Karrie) Stewart of Denver, CO, her grandchildren, great grandchildren, her brother Kenneth Junkert and his sons Tim and Terry (Lilian) Junkert of Jerome.
Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, Jan.21, 2023 at 11:00 am at Freewill Baptist Church, 810 S. Cleveland, in Jerome, with a potluck following.
Donations can be made in Joyce’s name to Demaray’s Jerome Memorial Chapel to help with service costs.