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Joyce Maxine Cruce

October 26, 1947 ~ January 1, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Obituary

Joyce Maxine Davidson Cruce, age 75, of Avery, passed away, Sunday, January 1, 2023, at her residence. Joyce was born, October 26, 1947, in Clarksville to Ocie Ollie and Elsa Boney Davidson. She was a retired bus driver for the Avery Independent School District and was also a local hair dresser. Joyce was very active in her community. She was a big supporter of her children and grandchildren, always following them in their sports and school functions. Joyce was an avid and proud Avery Bulldog Fan. She was a wonderful cook and seamstress and enjoyed tending to her gorgeous flowers and garden. Her parents; 2 sisters, Ollie Vazquez and Nava Jean Jackson; 2 brothers, Lynn Dale Davidson and Jimmy Lewis Davidson; and a niece, Brandi Ramirez all preceded her in death. She married Bailey Cruce on November 11, 1966, in Freeport.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 4, 2023, in Lindeman Chapel of Clarksville Funeral Home with Rev. Deanie Lambert officiating. Burial will follow in Avery Cemetery under the direction of Clarksville Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends Tuesday night from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Clarksville Funeral Home.

Pallbearers are Seth Coughran, Chase Usrey, Connor Ervin, Michael Coughran, Blair Bowmer and Cade Smith.

Honorary Pallbearers are Alexis Coughran, Savannah Ervin, Lewis Nicholas, Bruce Duncan and Ship Langford.

Survivors include her husband, Bailey Cruce of Avery; 2 daughters, Beth Coughran and husband, Michael and Stacey Ervin; grandchildren, Chase Usrey and wife, Lauren, Seth Coughran, Connor Ervin, Alexis Coughran and Savannah Ervin all of Avery; great grandchildren, Lydia and Lillian Usrey both of Avery; a niece, Paula Edelhauser of Avery and other family and friends.

Memories and condolences may be added at www.clarksvillefuneralhome.com .

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 3, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Clarksville Funeral Home
100 W. College Ave.
Clarksville, TX 75426

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 4, 2023

2:00 PM
Lindeman Chapel of Clarksville Funeral Home
100 W. College Ave.
Clarksville, Texas 75426

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