Joyce Dean Wier Therwhanger passed away September 20, 2009 at Legends Health Care in Midland, Texas. She was born August 23, 1932 in Knox City to Dean and Claudia Wier. She was raised on a farm in Munday and went to school in Goree. She attended Midwestern University in Wichita Falls and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Munday, Texas. She married Billy H. Therwhanger on October 27, 1950.
Joyce is survived by one brother, Jerry Dan Chamberlain; and three sons: Randy Therwhanger of Midland; Lindy Therwhanger and wife Jennifer of Midland; Terry Therwhanger and wife Teresa of Lamesa; seven grandchildren: Chelsie Therwhanger, Colby Therwhanger and wife Danielle, Lauren Goldsmith and husband Derek, Brannon Therwhanger, Shelli Scott and husband Sheyeene, Megan Therwhanger, Matthew Jordan; one great-grandson, Cannon Scott, and one great-granddaughter Julianna Jae. She was preceded in death by her parents; stepfather, Johnny Chamberlain; and one brother, Billy Royce Weir.
Graveside services were held Tuesday, September 22, 2009 at Johnson Memorial Cemetery in Munday, Texas with Jim Limbacher officiating. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to the staff at Legends Health Care and Hospice of Midland for their loving care of Joyce during her illness. Arrangements are under the direction of Ellis Funeral Home. Condolences may be offered atwww.ellisfunerals.com