Joyce Nell Penaluna, 82, died on Nov. 18, 2019, in Sanger.
She was born on July 27, 1937, in Spanish Fort to her parents Sam & Geneva Brown Sterling.
Joyce worked for a few years as a teacher, after that she was a homemaker for the remainder of her years taking care of her family whom she loved very much.
She married the love of her life Herman Penaluna on Dec. 24, 1956, in Gainesville. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Nocona.
She is survived by her son, Steven Penaluna of Nocona; one grandchild; and three great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, and husband.
There was a visitation on Friday, Nov. 22, from 6-7 p.m. at Jerry Woods Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service was held on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 2 p.m. at Jerry Woods Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Dave Woodbury officiating. Interment followed in Nocona Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assn.