Joy Lynn Schneider of Cuba, Missouri was born Wednesday, October 27, 1971 at St. Louis, Missouri to the union of Dave and Bonnie (nee: Moutray) Callahan and left from this life on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Joy was 38 years and 22 days old. Joy was united in marriage to Jerry J. Schneider in 1990. They enjoyed 19 years of marriage and three beautiful children; Alexandria, Sydney and Jennifer. Joy worked as an accountant clerk for Tax Accounts Plus in Cuba. She loved going to church, playing the piano, singing gospel music and fishing. She enjoyed barbecues, picnics and Thanksgiving because she loved having all the family together. Joy was a loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, niece, great niece, great-great niece, daughter-in-law, aunt, cousin and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Joy is preceded in death by her grandparents Arlis and Mabel Callahan, Lloyd and Lemoin Morrison, two nephews Dustin and Paden Callahan and other family and friends. Those who are left to treasure her memory and to continue her legacy is her loving husband Jerry Schneider of the home, daughters Alexandria and Sydney Schneider of the home, daughter Jennifer Schneider of Cook Station, one beautiful granddaughter Paige of Cook Station, parents Dave and Bonnie Callahan of Cuba, mother-in-law Yvonne Pennock of Steelville, five brothers and sisters Stan Prince of Sullivan, Stacey Chandler of St. James, Tina and husband Lonnie Dickens of Cuba, Donna Davenport of Cuba and Mike and wife Tammy Callahan of Cuba, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncle, great aunts, great uncles, great-great aunt, cousins and a host of other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held Friday, November 20, 2009 from 4 till 8 PM at the Britton Funeral Home of Cuba. Funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, November 21, 2009 with Brother Don Mitchell and Brother John Ripley officiating. Special music will be provided by Eldon Barton. Those honored to be serving as pall bears are Curt Callahan, Jerry Livesay, Larry Pennock, Rob Pennock, Corey Schneider and Joey Griffith. Interment to follow at the Martin Cemetery of Cherryville, Missouri Memorial contributions may be made to the Schneider family in care of the funeral home. The Britton Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving the Schneider/Callahan family.