Nellie Joicelle Schillaci


Graveside services for Nellie Joicelle Schillaci of New Waverly, Texas will be held on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 10:30 am at Old Waverly Cemetery in New Waverly, Texas. The family will receive friends at Conroe Funeral Directors on Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the funeral home. Nellie Joicelle was born on March 4, 1935 in Old Waverly, Texas to Matt John Gustin and Nellie Oleta (Williamson) Gustin. She passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at the age of 84. Joyce retired from Coldspring School District after many years of service and was a faithful member of Cooks Springs Baptist Church and former member of New Hope Baptist Church. She was an avid dominoes player who loved spending time with her family. Her sweet smile and sweet disposition will be dearly missed. Joycewas preceded in death by her beloved husband, Ross Schillaci, her son, Ross Schillaci, III, her sister, Helen Beard and granddaughter, Lori Gibson. Joyce is survived by her loving family: daughters, Detra Gibson and Alyssa Arroyo; son, Ronnie Schillaci and Maggie; sister, Collette Anderson; brother, Ray Gustin and wife, Judy; Grandchildren, Glenn Gibson, Deana Atchley and Matthew, Brandi Gibson, Emmy Gibson, Madison Arroyo and Eric Schillaci; great grandchildren, Brandon, Breanna, Glenn, Jr., Joshua, Christian, Casey, Landon, Samuel and Eden; great-great grandchildren, Corbyn and Cash; numerous other dear relatives also survive. 

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