Joyce Amburn

Joyce Marie Amburn, 62, died Dec. 17, 2010, at her home.

She was born Aug. 22, 1948, in Raymondville.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Sylvia Sawyer; her stepfather, Willy Sawyer; her father, Melvin Dewitt; two brothers, Clise and Clyde; and five sisters, Mary, Selma, Velma, Katie and Shirley.

Survivors include her husband, Lloyd Amburn of the home; five children, Ronda Mohrman of Villa Ridge, David Amburn of Wildwood, Kimberly Lorenz of Raymondville, Rebecca Amburn of Houston and Karen Temple of St. Robert; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Clay Dewitt, Jerry Dewitt and Pete Dewitt; four sisters, Lavonne Dewitt, Janet Bell, Patsy Drake and Becky Sawyer; and many nieces and nephews.

Services were Monday, Dec. 20, at Fox Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Cordie Wimberley officiating. Burial was in Friendship Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Care. Online condolences may be made at

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