WILSON, JOYCE ANN, 80, of Upper Marlboro passed away March 25, 2014 at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Glen Burnie. She was born February 6, 1934 in Marion, IN to Francis and Faye (Christian) Clyde. After graduation from high school, Joyce attended St. Vincent School of Nursing in Indianapolis, IN. She then traveled to Washington, D.C. with her dearest friend and classmate, Justine, where they both found employment at Providence Hospital. Joyce Ann and Justine shared an apartment for two years in Washington, D.C., where upon graduation from Catholic University, Justine returned to Indianapolis, and Joyce Ann remained in D.C. Joyce Ann then met Francis Wilson at a Tall Club dance, and they were married on September 9, 1961. She and Francis had two sons and after ten years of being a homemaker, Joyce Ann began working for an OBGYN office. She later worked for Kaiser Permanente, and eventually found her passion of natural healing through organic foods. She was divorced from Francis in 1989. After suffering from a stroke, she was forced to retire. For the last year and a half, Joyce Ann has resided in an assisted living home. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a brother Patrick Clyde. Joyce Ann is survived by sons Steven Josiah Wilson and wife Brenda of Sunderland, and Patrick Joseph Wilson of Upper Marlboro, a sister-in-law Sally Clyde of Valrico, FL, and a nephew Shannon Clyde of Round Rock, TX. Family and friends will be received Sunday, March 30, 2014 from 2-4 PM at Rausch Funeral Home, Owings, where a funeral service and celebration of Joyce Ann's life will be held Monday 11:00 AM. Interment will follow in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Washington, D.C. Memorial donations in her name may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake. To leave condolences visit www.rauschfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in The Capital on Mar. 28, 2014