November 2, 1932 - July 11, 2021
Pauline Joyce Gillaspie, 88, passed away on July 11, 2021, in Huntsville, TX. Everyone knew her as Joyce or simply Mama Joyce. Joyce was born November 2, 1932 in El Paso, TX. Joyce is survived by Kathy Gillaspie Moore - daughter, and husband Robert Moore of Huntsville, TX; Wade Gillaspie, Jr. - son, and wife Terry Hart Gillaspie of Huntsville, TX; Douglas Gillaspie - son, of Willis, TX. Grandchildren: Brandon Simmons and wife Brianna, Suzanne Williams, Sara Williams, Lindsay Gillaspie Boitnott and husband Mike, Tyler Gillaspie, David Gillaspie and wife Theresa. Great Granchildren: Wade Simmons, Maya Williams, Kevin Williams, Daizy Ward and Gage Gillaspie. She is also survived by her sister, Marian Roquemore and sister-in-law Kitty May and several nieces and nephews. Joyce is preceded in death by Paul May - father; Helen May - mother; Wade Duane Gillaspie - husband; Kevin Lane Gillaspie - grandson and Raymond May - brother. Joyce graduated from Ysleta High School, attended nursing school in New Orleans and became a certified nurse working in the medical field for several years. She later graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Education, specializing in reading and learning disorders and worked as a teacher until retirement. Joyce loved God, family, and her country. She was fiercely patriotic. Joyce was a prayer warrior and lived her Christian faith daily. She loved all people and was an inspiration to those who knew her. She will be sorely missed. Joyce would say that she has "graduated" from her earthly life into Heaven and would want us to have Peace and Joy in her passing. The entire Gillaspie family would like to thank the staff of Carriage Inn for the loving care provided during the last years of Joyce's life. A visitation will be Wednesday, July 14 at 10:00am and the service for Joyce Gillaspie will be held at 11:00 AM at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home - Huntsville. Burial to follow at Dodge Cemetery, Dodge, TX. Flowers will be accepted at Sam Houston Memorial Funeral Home or donations in Joyce's name may be made to Pastor Ken Bugh, 1071 Elkins Lake, Huntsville, TX 77340, to be deposited into Carriage Inn Church account. Memorial condolences to the family may be made at www.shmfh.com.
Pauline Joyce Gillaspie, 88, passed away on July 11, 2021, in Huntsville, TX. Everyone knew her as Joyce or simply Mama Joyce. Joyce was born November 2, 1932 in El Paso, TX. Joyce is survived by Kathy Gillaspie Moore - daughter, and husband... View Obituary & Service Information
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