Joyce Diane Selembo
Joyce Diane Selembo
  • July 16, 1948 - March 27, 2017
  • Valrico, Florida

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SELEMBO, Joyce “Joy” Diane, 68, of Valrico, FL went home to be with our Lord and Savior on March 27, 2017. Joy was born in Tampa, FL to John Meadows and Teresa (Meadows) Roebuck. She was an amazing Christian whose deep love of the Lord, her husband, family and friends was evident to everyone who knew her. Joy was a selfless woman who was always there for others in their time of need. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother who always put her family first. Her career as a successful medical executive spans over 40 years. She enjoyed traveling, boating, shopping but most of all her family. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Selembo; siblings, Shirley, Donnie, Betty and Ricky. Joyce is survived by her children, Teresa Diane Henderson (Rick) and Lori Rodriguez (Joe); stepchildren, John Rogstad (Sheryl), Tobi Mondejar (Rene), Debi Folkman (Ken) and David Selembo (Janelle); siblings, Johnny Jr. and Patsy; beloved “Nana” to 19 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. As a Mother and Nana she was always there with words of wisdom, compassion, love, generosity and unwavering support. Joy's legacy will always be her love for her family, her sweet & humorous personality along with her faith in God. Her services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, April 1, 2017 at Blount & Curry Funeral Home - Carollwood (Bearss Ave) the family receiving friends one hour prior to the service. Officiating the service will be Pastor Scott Collins.– “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart. Jeremiah 29:11-13