In Memory of




Obituary for Joyce L. Swanson

Joyce Lynne (Turner) Swanson, of Apopka, Florida passed peacefully on Saturday March 18, 2023. Joyce was comforted by her family during this time of passing.

Joyce, (known to all mom or grandma) was born in Wichita, Kansas December 31, 1935. She was adopted shortly after birth by Edward E Turner and Dena Marie (Squires) Turner. Her biological family is from Oklahoma. (Harrison). Joyce graduated from South Gate High School 1953. She then attended William Woods College (music major). She was class of 1955.

She married Charles Swanson (Deceased) October 28, 1956. She is survived by Lynne Marie (Swanson) Travis (Joe), Charles Edward Swanson, (Isabel) Dean Eric Swanson, (Deborah) Jay Randall Swanson (Carolyn), Gerald Eugene Swanson and Jamie (Swanson) O'Connell. Grand Children: Douglas Edmund Palen, Dena Diane (Swanson) Ingram, Ian Francis Palen, Kyle Wayne Swanson, Samantha Leigh Swanson, Cheyenne Swanson, Noah O'Connell and Aubrey O'Connell. Great Grand Children: Gavin Palen, Ryan Palen, Kirk Palen, Leif Palen, (Douglas) Hurley Palen, Anabelle Palen, (Ian & Marie) Ethan Ingram, Chloe Ingram, (Dena & Mike) Lillian Koperski, Mila Thompson, (Samantha) Anna Swanson, Abby Swanson, Ally Swanson. (Kyle & Adrianna).

Joyce loved music, played the piano. She was a prolific reader, could read a book in one day at times. She was and practiced her gift for watercolor painting. These will be considered the most cherished gifts. Could beat you in a puzzle anytime. She was a member of TREA: She was and participated in the Girl Scouts all her life. She sang with the Massiah Coral Society for many years.

Most of all, our mom was a women of Faith, she loved her God even thru the years of a non-God fearing marriage, she saved every one of us from the grips of evil, she was always our mom, she gave all she had to her children and there's. Mom will be greeted in Heaven by all the angels, she must feel how proud we all are to be hers.

The family will be announcing Memorial Times in the near future.

We wish to thank Winter Oak Funeral Home for all of their caring guidance in this process.
Winter Oak Funeral Home & Cremation , 1132 E. Plant Street, Winter Garden Florida 34787