Joyce Shahn Romero was born Nov. 19, 1932, in Orange. Joyce was a long term resident of Bridge City.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Louise Landry and father, Alfonso Joseph Shahn; husband and love of her life, Murry Romero; daughter, Tammy Romero; and two great grandchildren, Tyler and Blair Ray.

Those left to cherish her memory include five daughters, Janice Chance and husband Delwin, Connie Ray and husband Tommy, all of Orange, Debbie Slaughter and husband Ronnie, Millie Luna and husband James, all of Bridge City and Sharon Garcia, of Beaumont; 12 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and numerous other family and friends.

Joyce was an amazing Cajun cook and enjoyed doing for others. She always made whatever special dish that each person wanted if she knew they would be coming over. She had a special relationship with all of her children and grandchildren and treated everyone special. She will be truly missed.

Joyce’s home going services and visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 22, with visitation from 11:00 am-1:00 pm and funeral services to follow at Bridge City United Pentecostal Church.

Pallbearers will be Johnny Slaughter, Keith Ashworth, Travis Ashworth, Terry Ashworth, Joe Alexander and Don Holston.

Services are under the direction of Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.