Joy L. Dedert, 57, of rural Quincy, died at 4:00 p.m. Monday, June 17, 2019, at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.
Born July 20, 1961, in Quincy, Joy was a daughter of John William and Cleo Peer Schmiedeskamp. She married David D. Dedert on September 25, 1982, in Camp Point. He survives.
Joy was a member of Calvary Baptist Church in Quincy. She was also a member of the Mississippi Valley Holsten Club and had served as a 4-H club leader for 25 years. She was a member of the Adams County Farm Bureau, Illinois Pork Producers, Central FFA: Chapter and State Farmer Degree, and the Camp Point Co-op 4-H Club.
Joy was a homemaker, had been employed as a kindergarten teacher, and had worked at County Market and the Kroc Center in Quincy.
Surviving in addition to her husband David are three children, Constance Roberts (Corey), Plymouth, Megan Phillips (Matthew), Hannibal, and Dallas Dedert (Abby), Quincy; two grandchildren, Bryson and Bryleigh Roberts, Plymouth; her siblings, Donna Roth (Clif), Hixon, TN., Herb Schmiedeskamp (Jayne), Camp Point, Chris Loos (Warren), Camp Point, and Toni Melton (Doug) Edgar Spring, MO.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral Services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at Calvary Baptist Church, 1825 State, Quincy, by Pastors Clif Roth, Wayne Manago, and Mark Stamper. Burial will follow in Greenmount Cemetery, Quincy.
Visitation will be held Thursday afternoon from 1:00 p.m. until the time of services at Calvary Baptist Church.
Memorials may be made to Calvary Baptist Church, Adams County Farm Bureau Foundation, or the Adams County Fair.
Online condolences may be left at www.hamiltonfuneralhomes.net.
The Lummis Hamilton Funeral Home in Camp Point is handling the arrangements.