FAIRFIELD GLADE, Tenn. - Marilyn Joy Webb, 70, went JOYfully to meet her Lord and Savior on Feb. 26, 2013, at Cumberland House in Crossville, Tenn. She was born Feb. 18, 1943, in Chicago, Ill., the daughter of Richard S. and Mary A. (Erfourth) Peterson.
Marilyn Joy is survived by her husband, Terry; sons, Richard L. (Jean) Webster Jr., Mark S. (Wendi) Webb, Todd L. (Edie) Webb, Jeff A. (Debbie) Webb; brothers, Richard C. (Jeanne) Peterson, Kris S. (Patricia) Peterson; brother-in-law, John Zuke; nephews, Johnny, Eric, Richard; nieces, Lisa, Rebecca, Beth; grandnephew, Nathan; great-grandnephew, MacKenzie; auntie, Ruthie Blake; uncle, Brutz (auntie, Bert) Benson; great-uncle, Holger (Monica) Peterson; several grandchildren and many cousins.
In addition to her parents, Marilyn Joy was preceded in death by sisters-in-law, Ruth (Anderson) Peterson and Barbara (Webb) Zuke; several aunties, uncles and cousins.
Marilyn Joy Webb
During her childhood growing up in Kipling, Marilyn Joy delighted in playing cards and games with wonderful friends and relatives at grandpa and grandma Erfourth's house in Gladstone. Ice skating, shooting her Daisy rifle, and riding her bicycle were among her favorite activities. She especially liked the bike rides when her adored little brother Kris was sitting in the basket.
Marilyn Joy graduated from Gladstone High School in 1961. On March 28, 1977, she married Terry Webb at Seek and Ye Shall Find Chapel in Lexington Park, Md. She reJOYced in motorcycle trips with her hero Terry, running special 5K events, bicycle rides, reading, writing, playing cards, bowling, and pushing her cats around in their stroller.
She worked in various civil service positions within the U.S. Navy and later as a contractor with Veda, Inc. Marilyn Joy and Terry lived for a time in Italy, Sicily and Maryland before retiring in Fairfield Glade, Tenn.
Marilyn Joy loved Jesus and enjoyed telling everyone she met about Him. With a forever smile on her face, Marilyn was truly a JOY to be with.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests remembrances be in the form of donations to Hospice of Cumberland County, 30 East Street, Crossville, TN 38555 or Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Drive, Fairfield Glade, TN 38558.
Celebration of Life services for Marilyn Joy will be held on March 10, 2013, at 3 p.m. (CST), at Fairfield Glade Community Church, 521 Snead Drive, FFG, Tenn.