Wanda "Joyce" Snyder
March 22, 1933 - February 08, 2023
Obituary For Wanda "Joyce" Snyder
Wanda Joyce Snyder was called home to be with the Lord on Feb 8, 2023. Joyce was born on March 22, 1933 in Sweetwater Tenn. She was married to SgtMaj C.W. Snyder for nearly 48 years and they made their home in Jacksonville when he retired from the Marine Corps. Joyce is preceded in death by her husband Wayne, her eldest daughter Wanda and her infant son Calvin Jr. She is survived by her daughters Janet of Hillsborough, NC and Jennifer of Atlanta, Ga. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home on Monday Feb 13th, with services at Living Hope Community Church at 1 p.m. on Tuesday Feb 14th.
Joyce will always be remembered as a devoted military wife, loving Mom and faithful Christian. On settling in Jacksonville, she became active at her church, then called New River Baptist Church, helping with Hospitality, Vacation Bible School and the Nursery. Later on, Joyce worked at the Election Polls here in Jacksonville serving her community and neighbors. She was a devoted and loving mother who found great joy in seeing her children happy and thriving.
Joyce loved her flowers, working tirelessly in her yard and around her home. She even took a class on flower arranging at Coastal Carolina. She enjoyed interior design and made her house a beautiful, loving home for her family. Later in life, she was able to travel with her family going to Mexico, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Alaska and Canada.
Joyce will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to either: Living Hope Community Church 1310 Hargett Street, Jacksonville, NC 28540. In the memo space note “Flower fund in memory of Mrs. Snyder”. -or- SECU Jim and Betsy Bryan Hospice Home of UNC Health Care, 100 Roundtree Way Pittsboro, NC 27312.
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