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Joyce Ann Lacy

June 28, 1951 — May 6, 2024

New Castle

Joyce Ann Lacy, 72, of New Castle passed away peacefully on Monday, May 6, 2024 at her home. She was born on June 28, 1951 to the late Wallace and Mary Irene (Lewis) Fairchild. 

Joyce was a Godly woman who loved her family above all. Her love for her family shown in all she lived for. Even though her physical health didn’t let her live the life she dreamed of, her spirit was always filled with love and joy. She made every day the best it could be in the most genuine way. She was a 1969 graduate of Spiceland High School and a member of the Cadiz Christian Church. Joyce enjoyed cooking, flower gardening and spending time with family being a nurturing hand to many kids from Spiceland. She also enjoyed working at the Gorman’s Fruit Stand in Knightstown. Her family and friends will miss her deeply until we all meet again. 

She is survived by her loving husband, Don Lacy Jr.; children, Donnie (Wendy) Lacy, Sally (Chad) Carlton; grandchildren, Angel Prince, Zach Lacy, Taylor (Bryce) Herndon, Blake (Allison) Carlton, Emerald and Emily Gundy; great grandchildren, Ezra and Emilia Prince, Nolan Herndon, Callie and Aurora Davis; brother, Danny (Faye) Fairchild; brother in law, Danny (Brenda) Lacy; several nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

In addition to her parents, Wallace and Irene, she is preceded in death by her father and mother-in law, Donald B. Sr. and Ellen (Stigall) Lacy.

Services will be held on Monday, May 13, 2024 at 1:00 pm at the Cadiz Christian Church with Pastor Jeff Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Circle Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 am until the time of the service at the church.   Memorial Contributions may be made to the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital, 2001 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46260. Arrangements have been entrusted to Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. You may express condolences or share a memory of Joyce at

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