A graveside service for Joyce Janell Spence, 75, of Warda will be held at Gaines County Cemetery in Seagraves at a later date.

Joyce Janell Spence was born on July 1, 1944 in Seagraves to Orville Harvey “Bob” and Effie Jewel (Hock) Ribble. Joyce graduated from Seagraves High School. She married Jerry Ray Spence in Denver City, Texas in 1995. Together they owned an oil field supply company for many years where she was the office manager.

Joyce passed away the morning of Sunday, April 19, 2020 in Austin.

Joyce is survived by her three children, Belinda Porter and fiancée Bart Fox of Warda, Sharon Bradford and fiancée Kevin Woelfel of Carmine, and Mike Porter of Giddings; eight grandchildren; two great grandchildren; one brother, Gail Ribble of Denver City, as well as one niece and two nephews.

Memorials may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children at donate.lovetotherescue.org or to a charity of one’s choice. Funeral arrangements have

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Phillips and Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings.


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