Joyce J.


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Joyce J. Brashear

Aug 12 1933 - Dec 23 2006

Mrs. Joyce J. Brashear, age 73, of Anna, Texas passed away December 23, 2006, in Anna. She was born August 12, 1933, in Melissa, Texas to Harlen and Mossie (Loftice) Ashley. On July 9, 1949, she married Delton Brashear in Sherman, Texas. Mrs. Brashear worked for Gulton Luminator for 18 years. She was a member of the Congregational Methodist Church in Van Alstyne, Texas. She is survived by her son, Randy Brashear of Anna, Texas; daughters, Debbie Hemphill of Van Alstyne, Texas and Pat Rutherford and husband, Mark of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Lynn Hemphill and wife, Carla, Colby Hemphill, Candace, Clark and Gary, Aaron Wright and Rusty Brashear; great grandchildren, Hannah Hemphill, Caleb Hassel and Candace Hassel; brothers, H.N. Ashley of Wylie, Texas and Jess Ashley of Van Alstyne; sisters, Sue Justice of Allen, Texas, Mary Murphy of Leonard, Texas, Linnie Vee Walden of Garland, Texas and Cristine Rollins of Anna; nieces, nephews and other loving relatives; and companion of 26 years, Al Bryan. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Coyte Ashley; sisters, Gwen Christian and Hazel Reed; husband, Delton and second husband, H.L. McGuffin. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 27, 2006, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Norman Free officiating. Interment will follow at Van Alstyne Cemetery. Family and friends are invited to the funeral home at their convenience to pay their respects and to sign the register book. The family will receive friends during a visitation on Tuesday evening beginning at 7:00 p.m.
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