She was born April 29, 1961 in St. Joseph, Missouri daughter of Rebecca & Ward Fridell.
She graduated from Central high school in 1979. She was a Homemaker. She attended of the 1st Church of the Nazarene.
Joy was preceded in death by her parents.
She is survived by companion, Vernon Starling of the home, two sons, Joshua (Jamielyn) Yates and Justin (Serenity) Yates of St. Joseph, MO, four grandchildren, Jonah, Quinlan, Qearnyn, and Quaid, a brother, Jim Fridell of Atchison, KS, two sisters, Jamie Bozarth of St. Joseph, MO, and Vickie Wieneke of St. Joseph, MO, and Dog Junior, and Cat Pig.
She will be cremated under the direction of the Rupp Funeral Home. A Celebration of life will be held, at 4:30 PM Tuesday, at the Huffman United Methodist Church Community room. Memorials are requested to the Joy McFarland Memorial fund in care of the Rupp Funeral Home. Online condolence and obituary at www.ruppfuneral.com
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