Joyce Ann (Bench) Votruba, 66 of Lampasas, TX died Monday March 9, 2020 at Lampasas Nursing-Rehab. She was born May 5, 1953 in Elkton, MD to Mervin J. Bench and Eva P. (Gorman) Bench. The family moved to Lampasas in 1963. Joyce was oldest of 12. She attended Lampasas Schools. She was trained as a medical assistant and had worked in Georgetown for Drs. Sherman, Mahaffey and Clay-Po. Joyce was a born caregiver who loved being able to serve others. She later worked for LISD as a bus monitor. She is survived by 2 children; Marvin Votruba Jr. Lacy Perez (Jesus) 6 grandchildren; Connor, Nando, Tara and Camila Perez and Zachary and Alexa Votruba. Sisters; Eva Heighter, Mary Jane Geist, Diane Kepler (Jeff), Linda Porter, Debbie Riley, Karen Smith (Gene), Brandy Powell Brothers; Danny Bench (Judy), Kenneth Bench (Jennifer), Carl D. Bench. 13 nieces, 16 nephews, 20 great-nieces and 4 great-nephews. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, by brother, Butch Bench. Visitation is Friday March 13, 2020 from 11 am-1 pm and funeral service at 1:00 pm. at Sneed Funeral Chapel. Joyce’s body will be cremated following the service.