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1 of 6 | Posted by: George James Dill Jr - Temple, TX

“Joyce was a wonder woman. She was always very cheerful, and a joy to be around. I will never forget the memories I have of our visits when I would...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Leslie Brooks - San Antonio, TX

“I often had the privilege of driving Joyce to her exercise class at United Methodist Church on Mondays & Wednesdays. I always looked forward to the...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Dale Clements - Georgetown, TX

“Marshall, James and Melanie, We are sorry for your loss but she is at peace now. Sadly I know what you are going through as I lost my Mom last month...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Shelley Spears - Houston, TX

“Joyce was a wonderful neighbor and friend over all these years. I always enjoyed our conversations and visits. She was always so cheerful and...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Vickie O'Bannon - Georgetown, TX

“My deepest sympathy to the family and friends. Mrs. Nelson was a patient of ours at Jones, I have know Mrs. Nelson for 7 years , i was very...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: terry - Georgetown , TX


Joyce E. Nelson, of Georgetown, Texas, passed away on Saturday, October 6, 2012, at the age of 84. She was born to James Green and Letha Jane (Dill) Green on January 15, 1928, in Weir, Texas. Joyce married William Carroll Nelson at the First United Methodist Church, in Georgetown, on June 2, 1950. She attended the University of Texas and studied Transportation in the College of Business Administration. Joyce was a faithful member of First United Methodist Church Georgetown, served as an altar guide and also was active in the Pathfinders class. She was also very involved in the League of Women Voters, Victoria Desk and Derrick and the American Business Women's Association. Not only was Joyce active in her personal life, but she was very determined with her career endeavors. She served as a secretary, in the legal offices, for Kloteman Petroleum Consultants, in Victoria, Texas. Joyce also used her skills and talents in the Chancellors Office at the University of Texas, in Austin. Her working days came to a close in 1992, when Joyce decided to retire and spend more time with her family.

She is preceded in death by her husband, William Carroll Nelson; father, James Steward Green; mother, Letha Jane Dill Green; and brother, James Kenneth Green.

Survivors include her daughter, Melanie Nelson of Austin, Texas; grandson Marshall Allen Spears II and wife Memorie of Georgetown; grandson James M. Spears of Austin, Texas; great-granddaughters: September Lynn Spears and Marlaya Daniel Spears both of Georgetown.

Memorials may be made in Joyce's honor to the Methodist Children's Home, 1111 Herring Avenue Waco, Texas 76708. (www.methodistchildrenshome.org).

A visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10th at Ramsey Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2012, in the Chapel of Ramsey Funeral Home. Dr. Steve Langford will be officiating the service. Burial will follow at the Weir Cemetery, in Weir, Texas.

You are invited to share a message or memory in the memorial guestbook at www.RamseyFuneral.com.

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