Joyce Wannell Sanchez was born in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, on June 25, 1947 to William F. Redwine and Mary Sue Moody. She died at age 72 on Oct 16, 2019, at her family home in Oklahoma City. Joyce is survived by her husband Ray Sanchez of 50 years; brother, Jim & Pam Redwine; children, Tonya Sanchez & Mark Williams, John G. & April Sanchez, Renaldo (Tony) Sanchez, Larissa (Renae) Sanchez & Greg Gattis, Steven Ray & Paula Sanchez; grandsons, Dylan Sanchez, Austin Williams, Justin Williams, Santiago Sanchez, Lucas Sanchez; granddaughters, Jillian & Jake Neuenschwander, Sierra Sanchez, Hannah Sanchez, Cheyenne Sanchez, Haeden Gattis, Cassidy Williams, Jaeley Gattis, Clara Sanchez; great-grandsons, Paxton Neuenschwander, Charlie Neuenschwander; and other numerous family members from Oklahoma and Arkansas.
Services to celebrate her life will be 2:00pm, Saturday, October 19, 2019 in the chapel of Buchanan Funeral Service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma in Joyce’s honor. https://www.dsaco.org/donate/