Joyce Wanda (nee Wood) Winfree

Published 11:15 am Friday, September 28, 2018

Joyce Wanda (nee Wood) Winfree passed away at her home in Sanger, Texas on Thursday, September 27, 2018. The daughter of Garrie Albert Wood, Sr. and Dema Mattie (Price) Wood, she was born on August 19, 1934 in Port Arthur, Texas.

She married Edgar Earl Winfree on April 6, 1950 in Port Arthur, Texas and they made their home in Orange, Texas. Joyce obtained two Associates Degrees and was a Nurses Aide and Adult Sitter. She moved to Sanger to be near her daughter and was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Sanger.

A visitation for Joyce will be held at 1:00 pm on Sunday, September 30, 2018 at the First Baptist Church in Sanger. Services will follow at 2:00 pm. Pastor Grant Bowles will officiate the services. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm on Monday, October 1, 2018 at the Winfree Family Cemetery in Orange, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband and her parents. She is survived by her two daughters Pamela Neoma Queen of Orange and Tammy Dillon of Sanger; three sons William Earl Winfree of Orange, Kenneth Wayne Winfree of Buna and Edgar Allen “Eddie” Winfree of Silsbee; one sister JoAnn Sonnier of Lumberton and one brother, Garrie Albert Wood, Jr. of Silsbee; 15 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

Services are under the direction of Coker Funeral Home in Sanger. Online condolences may be made to