Obituary for Joyce Snody (Sampson)
Mary Joyce Snody, age 80, died Friday, July 28, 2017. She was born in Dennison, Texas to Lemuel Alfred and Ruby (Huffer) Sampson on August 7, 1936. She had been a resident of Irving for 70 years, graduated from Irving High School and was a member of First Baptist Church. Joyce was a very caring person, who loved her family and friends. She also enjoyed baking and cooking. Joyce is preceded in death by her son Stephen Snody; left to cherish her memory are husband of 63 years, Gene Snody; daughter Rhonda Murray and husband David; son Rodney Snody; brothers Cloyce and Richard E. Sampson along with numerous extended family and friends. A funeral service will be held 10:00 am, Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Brown’s Memorial Funeral Home, with interment at Oak Grove Memorial gardens immediately following. A visitation will be held between 6:00 and 8:00 pm, Monday, July 31, 2017, at the funeral home.