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Joyce Ann Sekula Crowell
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Birth: Jan. 29, 1952
Gonzales County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 2013
Texas, USA

Joyce Ann Sekula Crowell
(January 29, 1952 - September 13, 2013)

Joyce Ann Sekula Crowell, age 61 of Luling, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend died September 13, 2013 after a valiant battle with cancer. Visitation will begin on Monday, September 16, 2013 at 5 p.m. at Tres Hewell Mortuary Chapel followed by a vigil service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Johns Catholic Church in Luling with Rev. Howard Goertz officiating. Interment will follow in the McNeil Cemetery.

Joyce was born on January 29, 1952 in Nixon, Texas to Fred and Annie Felux Sekula, a beautiful little girl in a family of 3 brothers. She was beautiful inside and out the moment she entered this world. She was a 1970 graduate of Gonzales High School where she met a Luling boy named Jay Crowell. She attended the University of Texas at Austin and married Jay in 1972. Their love was the kind you could see, especially on the dance floor.

They had two daughters, Dana and Kristen, whom she loved like no other. She made a home that everyone wanted to come to. Joyce loved being a professional. She took pride in her work. She often talked about her time working for Kleinguenther in Seguin Texas. When the family moved to Luling she took a job at Luling Independent School District. She loved her job and made many memories and close friends that were close to her heart.

Her passion was her grandchildren. She lived for them and showed her love to them every moment that she could. Joyce was known for her beauty, grace, heart and her will to live. She loved time spent with her family; laughing.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Leo David, William "Bill" Joseph, and Patrick James Sekula. Survivors include her loving husband of 41 years, Jay Crowell; daughters, Dana (Matt) McNabb and Kristen Crowell; grandchildren, Kendall Cox, Carson and Kash McNabb; brother, Kenneth (Ibbie) Sekula; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, many other loving family and friends.

Serving as pallbearers will be Bubba Broussard, Eddie Nunez, Delton Hendricks, Clifford Igal, Nolan Alexander and Ronnie Via. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Ibbie Sekula, Janet Burt, Kathy Langford, Judy Magallanez and Cora Pawelek. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Johns Catholic Church, 500 East Travis, Luling, Texas, 78648.
Family links: 
  Fred Peter Sekula (1912 - 1991)
  Annie Bernadette Felux Sekula (1913 - 1994)
  William J Sekula (1940 - 1976)*
  Patrick James Sekula (1943 - 2002)*
  Joyce Ann Sekula Crowell (1952 - 2013)
*Calculated relationship
McNeil Cemetery
Caldwell County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ancestor Hunter*
Record added: Sep 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 117017572
Joyce Ann <i>Sekula</i> Crowell
Added by: Ancestor Hunter*
Joyce Ann <i>Sekula</i> Crowell
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