Helen Joyce Lokant , 86, of Oak Hill, WV went to her Heavenly Father on Monday, August 23, 2021.
Born July 05, 1935, at Milburn, WV she was the daughter of the late Charles Renkovish and Beulah May Marshall Burgess.
She was a member of the Fellowship Memorial Baptist Church in Oak Hill. Joyce was a loving and devoted wife and mother. Her passions were cooking and her love for all her grandchildren.
The family would like to thank the staff of Hidden Valley Center, Plateau Medical Center and JanCare Ambulance for their care of our mother.
Her loving husband, Raymond Herbert Lokant preceded her in death. They enjoyed 69 years of marriage before his passing in 2019. She was also preceded by sisters, Joann Lint and Maxine Newhouse; and brothers, William W. Renkovish, Sr. and Raymond Burgess.
Her memory will be cherished by her children, Rev. Pete (Carla) Lokant, Becky (Mike) Perdue, Jennie (Connie) Simms, Debbie (John) Garvin, and Dave (Lori) Lokant all of Oak Hill; and grandchildren, Leah Evans, Jeff Lokant, Michael Lokant, Joey Lokant, Amy Crosier, Heather Elder, Stacy Koch, Jeremy Simms, Angela Garvin, Dr. Matthew Lokant, Dr. Joshua Lokant, and Bradley Lokant. She is also survived by ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside rites and committal service will be on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 3:00 pm at High Lawn Memorial Park in Oak Hill with Rev. Pete Lokant officiating. Burial will follow. Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Fellowship Memorial Baptist Church, PO Box 317, Oak Hill WV 25901.
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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV