Joyce Alice Abner

Joyce Alice Abner


October 18, 1936 – April 29, 2014

CLAYTON – Joyce Alice McMurray Abner, 77, went home to be with Jesus late Tuesday.  A native of Hamilton County, OH she was daughter to the late William Carl McMurray & Shirley Daughtery Garner.  Joyce was retired from Harris County Texas District Attorney’s Office She enjoyed interior decorating, reading her Bible, classic movies, gospel music, and drawing.  She was preceded in death by sons, Richie Allen and Gregory Lee Abner, brothers, Terrance Allen and Dale McMurray.

She is survived by her children, Sheila Lynn Dubose of Smithfield, Kim Cooper of Montverde, FL, Rhonda Kay  Abner of Harrisonburg,  LA, former husband & special friend, Raleigh Abner, siblings, Cecelia Swindell Goetz, Donna Smith, Myrna Miracle, Cheryl Day, Wayne Garner, grandchildren, Danielle, Travis, Savanna, Parker, Tyler, great grandchildren, Ethan, Evan, Joshua, numerous nephews and nieces.

Visitation 5:30 pm – 7 pm, Sunday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell. with a private graveside service on Monday.

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  • DominionCinemas Posted September 28, 2023 1:27 pm

    “I am truly touched by Joyce Alice Abner’s beautiful memorial page. The heartfelt words, cherished memories, and heartfelt condolences shared here reflect the remarkable impact Joyce had on so many lives. It is evident that she was dearly loved and will be greatly missed. May her legacy continue to inspire and comfort those who were fortunate enough to know her. My thoughts and prayers are with Joyce’s family and friends during this difficult time. With deepest sympathy, Gary Ford.”

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