Joyce Crider Wingler, 84, of Statesville, NC, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2021.
Joyce was born on January 19, 1937 in Kannapolis, NC to the late Edward Watson Crider and the late Ruth Krimminger Crider. Joyce is also preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Claude Wingler, brother, “Sonny” Crider, and grandson, Jayson Alexander.
Joyce went to A.L. Brown High School in Kannapolis, NC. She spent most of her career as an inspector in textiles. Joyce loved being with her family and friends. She loved nature and animals, including her dog Eddie who never left her side.
Joyce was the beloved mother of Michael Wingler of Newton, NC; Angela Alexander of Rockwell, NC, and Lisa West (Philip) of Horse Shoe, NC; loving sister of Vangie Cashion; devoted grandmother of Sheri Bell, Joyce Cline, Jesse “Doc” Alexander, Melody Alexander, Heather Powell, James West, and Claudia West. Joyce is also survived by seven great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life will be planned at a future date this spring in Statesville, NC.
Memorial contributions may be made in Joyce’s memory to the Helping Hand Developmental Center, P.O. Box 222, East Flat Rock, NC 28726, https://helpinghanddevelopmentalcenter.org/donations