Gardner Funeral Home

Joyce Gayle Spangler
January 20th, 1955 - November 24th, 2017

Rev. Joyce Gayle Horton Spangler, 62, of Floyd, was healed on November 24, 2017 at her home. She was proceeded in death by her husband Rev. Keith A Spangler, four children and her parents. She is survived by her children Cindy and Lloyd Roop of Riner, grandchildren Alexis and Sam Grossclose, Holly and Michael Perdue and Matthew Roop. She is also survived by siblings and spouses Owen Jr and Betty Horton, Carolyn and Wendall Whaley, sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws Bob Brennaman, Sue Spangler, Gordie Spangler, Trish and Matt Mohr, Dennis and Karen Spangler, Joyce Spangler, Tim Spangler, Barb and Rick Hartinger, several nieces and nephews and special friends. Joyce served two churches Olean Church of the Brethren and White Rock Church of the Brethren and attended Falling Branch United Methodist Church on Sundays she wasn’t preaching. Special thanks to Dr. John Leslie Partners and staff at Carilion pulmonary Medicine, Dr. Robert Rotche partners and staff at Blue Ridge Cancer Care and Carilion Hospice. Mom said from November 22, 2016 when diagnosed with lung cancer, “it’s a win-win situation, I’ll be healed here on earth or with the Lord”. She kept that attitude during the last year, not complaining. She never asked God, “Why me?” but rather she said, “Why not me?”. She witnessed to everyone around her whether at treatments, hospital stays or doctors appointments With Rev. David Shumate officiating. Funeral services will be Tuesday November 28, 2017 at 11:00 am Gardner Funeral Home. Interment will follow at 2:00 pm at Boones Chapel Church of the Brethren Cemetery in Penhook Va. Friends may call after 6:00 pm on Monday November 27 at Gardner Funeral home where the family will be from 6-8:00 pm. Online condolences may be made at Http:// or on Facebook @gardnerfuneralhomefloyd. The family is being served by Gardner Funeral Home.