Obituary for Joyce M. Thacker

By Lene Caracas-Apuntar | | Feb 18, 2020


Joyce "Me-Me" Thacker, 87, passed away on February 14, 2020 at Avante Nursing Facility in St. Cloud, FL. 

She was the widow of Asa Thacker. They shared 43 beautiful years of marriage together. Born in Corzet, Virginia, she was the daughter of Flemming Thacker and Grace Tarman. Joyce lettered in basketball and track at Greenwood School in Virginia. She was employed at Colony Cleaners where she was the manager for 12 years. She volunteered at Lake View Elementary and Crossroads Behavioral Facility where she was awarded volunteer of the year 2003 -2004. She also volunteered at the Osceola County Children's Home for years. Joyce will always be remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who loved unconditionally. Anyone and everyone was welcome in her home. Her sense of humor had brightened many lives. She loved to play good joke. She is survived by her daughter, Deborah Thacker-Oubre; grandsons, Patrick Oubre and Kyle Thacker; great grandsons, Liam Oubre and Wyatt Oubre and her niece Rebecca Surret. Joyce is predeceased by her husband, Asa Thacker and her son, James Dainel Thacker. A memorial gathering will be held from 4:00 - 8:00 PM at Osceola Memory Gardens Funeral Home in St. Cloud with a memorial service beginning at 6:00 pm.

Special thanks to the staff at Avante Nursing Facility for the time and care provided to Joyce. We will all carry her memory in our hearts.

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