Joyce Ann Luksa Admire passed from this earth peacefully into the hands of God on Friday, Feb. 1, 2013, after a short battle with pancreatic cancer. Service: Joyce requested a celebration of life to be determined at a later date. No services are scheduled at this time. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, if you wish, you may make donations to
or the Local VFW
Post 2137, or Good NEWS LAH/BNP of Azle. Joyce was born in Buckholtz on Dec. 17, 1936. She married James H. "Jimmy" Admire on Nov. 21, 1952. They made their home in Azle and lived in the same house for over 50 years. Joyce was mom to all when her kids were in school. She was a wonderful cook and sometimes cooked for an entire football team along with the cheerleaders. Joyce was known as "Gammaw" to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She worked for Sam's Club for over 17 years before retiring in 2010. Joyce was a fun-loving person who loved her family and loved to gamble. Joyce was preceded in death by her parents; son, Jeffrey Admire; husband, James H. "Jimmy" Admire; and sister, Doris Brown. Survivors: Son, Randy Admire and wife, Cindi, of Azle; son, Johnny Admire and wife, Denise, of Keller; daughter, Leann Admire Long and husband, Raymond, of Azle; grandchildren, Cody Admire and wife, Emily, of Saginaw, Courtney Admire Scarlett and husband, Matt, of McKinney, John Derek Admire of Boyd, Randi Lynn Admire Cortez and husband, RJ, Cameron and Evan Admire of Keller, Kristin Long Ellis and husband, Kris, of North Richland Hills, Joshua Long of Weatherford, Haley Raso Stackhouse and husband, Michael, of Azle; and great-grandchildren, Colton Scarlett, Addison Admire and Henry Ellis.