Joyce Elaine Bawden (née Hankin )
Joy passed away peacefully at the Ballarat Base Hospital.
Dearly loved and loving wife of Ed for almost 60 years.
Devoted mum to Peter (dec), Louise, Michele and Simone.
Mother in law to Colin Wright and Steve James.
Adored Grandma to Janine, Tim, Ethan & Jaie, and James.
Great Grandma to Maeve.
Daughter of Walter and Elsie Hankin.
Sister to Keith (dec) and sister in law to Elaine.
Joy’s bright smile and generous personality warmed everyone she met.
She was always tender and loving. Devoted to her family, Joy was engaged and interested in the lives of her loved ones.
Joy was a hard worker for her family and admired for the contribution she made to her community. Joy’s dear friends and family will treasure memories of a vibrant and compassionate lady.
Always in our hearts
A private burial has been conducted and a memorial service will be held when possible.
To the family,May 8, 2021
we received the letter from Simone after Christmas of your sad news. Bill & I are so sorry to hear of Joy’s passing. I wrote a letter back but unfortunately it has been returned to us. Please if you get this send us your email as we would like to keep in touch regarding Ed also. I will include my email to this message.
Deepest Sympathy to Ed and family. Joy was such a friendly and vibrant person.August 29, 2020
To Ed and family.August 24, 2020
Our deepest sympathy to you all on the loss of Joyce.
I will alway hold close to my heart our childhood memories growing up.
So saddened by this news.
Forever in my memories. Heaven has gained a beautiful a
Daphne, Barry (dec) Hill and family.
To Ed and Family
Our deepest sympathy to you on the passing of Joy.
A beautiful and friendly lady who will be sadly missed on the greens
Marg and John FerrisAugust 23, 2020
To Michelle and family. My thoughts are with you at this sad time.❤❤August 22, 2020
Heartfelt condolences to the Bawden family.August 22, 2020
Mrs Bawden’s memory will live on in your hearts forever.
Brown Hill will be the poorer for her loss.
Janette Whitford Reynolds