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Joyce Mae Baldwin Wilson

Funeral services for Joyce Mae Baldwin Wilson, 88, long-time resident of Levelland, most recently of Gainesville, are scheduled for 11 a.m. on Friday, November 8, 2019 at Temple Baptist Church with Dr. Eddie Chenault officiating. 
Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 7, at Geo. J. Carroll & Son Funeral Home.
Mrs. Wilson passed away November 3, 2019, in Gainesville.
Joyce was born July 26, 1931, in Everett, WA to Albert Heagle and Viola Grace Langley  Baldwin.  
She married Bill Wilson on December 24, 1950, in Everett, WA.  
Mrs. Wilson was a skilled musician, playing violin, piano, and having played saxophone in her college marching band.  
She also shared her musical talents with First Baptist Church of Levelland, where she was a long-standing member, by participating in the Sonshine Choir and bell choir.  
Mrs. Wilson was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.  
She traveled the world with Mr. Wilson, having visited several continents and numerous countries.  
Mrs. Wilson took great pride in being a homemaker.  She was a talented cook, decorator, gardener and had a particular soft spot for her beloved dogs, Miki and Cracker.  
Mrs. Wilson’s spirit will be remembered through her cookbook she compiled for her children.  
She will be most fondly remembered by how fiercely she loved her family.
Survivors include her  husband, Bill Wilson of Gainesville; daughter, Joy Bailey and husband, Ronnie, of Lubbock; son, Mike Wilson and wife, Becky, of Clute; daughter, Judy Stone and husband, Butch, of Gainesville; daughter, Nancy Wilson-Rhodes and husband, John, of Aurora, Colorado; grandchildren: Charissa Courtney (Trey), Aaron Bailey (Jennifer), Amber Angel (Ronnie), Shelly Stone, April Stone, Aubrey Rhodes and Madison Rhodes; great-grandchildren: Rebecca, Ian, Chandler, Anna Grace, and Elizabeth Mae; and sister, Arvella Gibson of Everett, Washington.
Mrs. Wilson was preceded in death by her parents; and sister, Grace Kopperstad.
Memorial contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, or Home Hospice of Cooke County.
The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Wesley House Assisted Living and Home Hospice of Cooke County for the wonderful care shown to Mrs. Wilson.
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