Joyce Estelle Maynard

Joyce Estelle Maynard, age 91 of Kenedy, TX passed away on Wed. Sept. 16, 2020 in Live Oak, TX. Joyce was born on August 22, 1929 in Crane, TX to the late Walter Raymond and Mable Bertha Flynn McGee. She married Horace Maynard on June 12, 1948 in Kilgore, TX. Joyce worked as a Loan and Investment Officer at First Nichols National Bank for 28 years. She taught children for years in Sunday School. Then she attended Ann Hunt’s class, and after Ann passed away Joyce became the teacher for the Mary of Bethany Class. Joyce was a member of the choir, a strong member of the WMU, she was on a number of committees and a member of the Senior Adult Committee. For the last couple of years she taught the younger women of the church every Friday morning at her home and truly loved all of them. She attended a small group on Sunday evenings at Mary Lou Falks home and had a prayer meeting at her house on Wednesday evenings. Joyce was a devout member of First Baptist Church, Kenedy and a loving Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, and a great friend to many. She was preceded in death by parents Walter Raymond and Mable Bertha Flynn McGee; husband, Horace Maynard, son Ronald David Maynard; and a brother, Denny Ray McGee. She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Suzanne Turnipseed of Allen, TX; son, Glen Carlton Maynard ( wife Shelia) of Gunter, TX; and daughter-in-law Jeanie Maynard of Spring, Tx, 5 Grandchildren and 11 Great-Grandchildren. Visitation will be held Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 2:30 to 4:00 pm with Services beginning at 4:00 P.M. at the First Baptist Church, Kenedy, TX. Rev. Matt Singleton, Rev. Tim Williams, and Rev. John Wheat officiating. Interment will follow in the Kenedy Cemetery. Serving as Pallbearers will be Bobby Homeyer, Ron Hyde, Justin Fudge, Joe Ed Ponish, Bob Patton and Tommy Vickery. Honorary Pallbearers are Robert Fudge, Dennis Duniven, H.J. Kolinek, Ray Villanueva, (Grandsons) Kevin Maynard, Clint Maynard, Craig Maynard, Jeff Turnipseed, Ryan Maynard. Memorials may be made to the South Texas Children’s Home, the First Baptist Church Library, or the Alzheimer’s Association.