Joy’s life began April 2, 1980, in Berrien Springs. She grew up in Watervliet where she had many friends and loved ones. Joy enjoyed shopping, going on motorcycle rides with her boyfriend, spending time with her granddaughter and loving life.
She leaves behind a large loving family to cherish her memory which includes: two children Bryanna Stump and Chase Morris; a granddaughter Bryleigh Holly; her mom Gaynelle Achterhof; her step-mom Dee Horton; seven siblings Rich Curry, Doug (Penny) Curry, Ronn (Tammy) Horton, Dean (Kathryn) Duncan, Cherrie (Paul) Phillippi, Michael (Dawn) Hoffman, and Michael Duncan; a niece Alana Byston and several other nieces and nephews.
Joy died unexpectedly Wednesday, October 30, at Spectrum Lakeland Hospital in St. Joseph. Her dad Ron Horton, a sister Faith Horton, a brother Duane Horton, a nephew Duane Horton, and her best friend Gayle Moss precede Joy in death.
Funeral services will be celebrated Monday, November 4, at 4:00 PM with visitation prior from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at Hutchins Funeral Home in Watervliet. You are invited to leave a message of comfort for Joy’s family at hutchinsfuneral.com
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