Joyce LaVerne Childress Mitchell, 83, of Schertz, TX, passed away, 25 July 2017 after a long illness.
She was born to the late Bascom Bragg and Clara Childress on 3 December 1933 in Austin, TX. Preceded in death by her husband Raymond N. Mitchell.
Joy was a wonderful mother and wife. She supported her husband’s Air Force career. She loved God and poured that out during her bible studies. She was true to her name by being joyful and smiling. She will be buried with Ray at the Cook Walden Capital Parks Cemetery in Pflugerville, TX.
Joy was preceded in death by her siblings, the twins, Marvin Childress, William Childress, Helen, Lester Childress and James Childress , She is was survived by her daughter Meloney J. Funk and her husband Randolph H. Funk, grandchildren Jonathon M. Stone and Ashley M. Funk, and her brothers Roland “Steve” Childress, Dean Childress and Wesley Childress.
In lieu of flowers, gifts may be sent to the Lone Star Parkinson Society, 614 C South Business IH35, PMB 51, New Braunfels, TX 78130.
Her memorial service will be held on Saturday, 5 August 2017 at 4 pm at 3460 Roy Richard Dr, Schertz, TX 78154