Mary Joyce Brejcha

On Monday, June 10th, Mary Joyce Chandler Brejcha loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend was called to her heavenly home at the age of 79. Surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with Pancreatic Cancer.

Joyce was third of eight children born on September 24, 1944 in Orlando, Florida to Noval and Myrice Chandler. She grew up in Plymouth, Florida and attended Plymouth Baptiest Church with her siblings and other family. She met her husband, Lawrence Brejcha in Rosehill, Texas in 1985. They were united in marriage on December 24, 1985 in Apopka, Florida. Joyce and Lawrence resided in Waller Texas during their 39 years of marriage and farmed various crops during that time.

Joyce grauduated from Apopka Memorial High School in 1963. Shortly after graduation, moved to Houston, Texas and worked for Oshman’s Sporting Goods, The Western Company and other places during her working career. After retirement she enjoyed gardening, helping Lawrence around the farm and caring for her grandchildren. Her lastest joy was the enlistment and granduation from boot camp of her granddaugher Sara in the United States Army.

Joyce is survived by her husband, Lawrence Brejcha, daughters, Kellie Borne (Darin) of Beaumont, Texas, Kimberly Bussell (Jody) of Louisana, Susan Flukinger (Mark) of Waller, Texas, Lauren Brejcha Smith (fiance’ Marty Pickett) of Waller, Texas, and son, Charles Brejcha of Waller, Texas.

Brothers, Billy Chandler of Eustis, Florida, Donnie Chandler of Sorrento, Florida, and Ricky Chandler of Apopka, Florida. Sisters, Martha Glass of Orlando, Ann Hart of Apopka, Florida, and Vennesa Smith of Buffalo, Texas.

Grandchilden, Kayla Moore of Beaumont Texas, Lyndi Dinger of Beaumont, Texas. Private Second Class Sara Chandler King stationed at Fort Cavazos, Texas, Kody Thomas King of Whitesburg, Kentucky.

And five great grandchilden Daisy, Silas, Colsen, Rayna and Kyson.

Joyce is preceded in death by her parents Noval and Myrice Chandler, brother, Joel Chandler, grandparents, Charles and Ruby Culbreth, Joseph and Mammie Chandler.

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