- July 29, 1958 - February 2, 2013
- Humble, Texas
of Joyce's Passing
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“I know you won't read this, but I just needed to write it. Your absence has left a big hole and you are missed more than words can tell. So many...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: Ava D. Stewart - Houston, TX
“We celebrate your life, love, and laughter! Peace be with you, Joyce!Love,Kristin
2 of 37 | Posted by: Kristin Kohler Miesel - CO
You would have been blessed by all the people that came to honor you at the funeral! True blessing!
Now comes the hard part of going forward...Read More »
3 of 37 | Posted by: Henry Robinson - Abilene, TX
“Had the pleasure of getting to know Joyce when Hopper Middle School opened and when were in the need of a Bi-Lingual student whom need a Psy. eval, I...Read More »
4 of 37 | Posted by: Denise Blonstein - Katy, TX
“Joyce came into my life by way of my sister, Ava Stewart. Though we never met face to face, the love and friendship she shared with my little sister...Read More »
5 of 37 | Posted by: Lou Stewart - Asheville, NC
“I'm sure you are singing in heaven with great joy and reunions from loved ones that have gone on before you. Thank you for always reaching out with...Read More »
6 of 37 | Posted by: Holly Bonorden Jentsch - Gause, TX
“Joyce was a very special person and I was very fortunate to work with her for six years and to have her as a friend. She was an extraordinary...Read More »
7 of 37 | Posted by: Scott Poland - Hollywood, FL
“I will see you at the Bonorden reunion in Heaven! I wonder if they play BUNCO there???????? I will miss you my dear Cousin. There have been so...Read More »
8 of 37 | Posted by: Anna Goodman - Port Lavaca, TX
“Joyce was a beautiful person who loved our kids at Dean. My prayers are with you during this difficult time, and know she will be deeply missed by...Read More »
9 of 37 | Posted by: Christy Richards - Houston, TX
“Joyce I will miss you a great deal. I'm glad that our paths crossed. Thanks for all you talks,laughter and love. To the Family I will continue to...Read More »
10 of 37 | Posted by: Doris Jenkins - Houston, TX
“Joyce was a very caring person. She did a great job working with the students at Cy-Creek High School. She will be missed.
11 of 37 | Posted by: Doug Woods - Houston, TX
Thanks for your joy, your laughter, your struggles and for so much help.
Thanks for being my wife's best friend.
12 of 37 | Posted by: Hal Peacock - Denton, TX
“Thank you for working with so many of my students over the years. I know that your work made a huge difference in the lives of my students. Thank...Read More »
13 of 37 | Posted by: Sandra Tierney - Houston, TX
“I enjoyed getting to know Joyce while our drama department was putting on a play called "Bang, Bang You're Dead". It was a play about violence in...Read More »
14 of 37 | Posted by: Amanda Carlin - Houston, TX
“I had the pleasure of working with Joyce when I was a teacher at Bane Elem. Joyce always seemed to care for her students. She was always open to find...Read More »
15 of 37 | Posted by: Diana Cisneros - Houston, TX
“Joyce was a sweet and compassionate person about those she worked with and those around her. I will always remember her bright smile and words of...Read More »
16 of 37 | Posted by: Lyndsey Cabrera - Houston, TX
“I'm blessed to have had the privilege of working with Joyce for the past two years at Cypress Creek High School. God brings people into your life...Read More »
17 of 37 | Posted by: Doris Holden-Smith - Houston, TX
Tight friend - all my life
Unconditional support - all my life
Punny humour - all my life
I shall miss you - every day, the rest of my life.
...Read More »
18 of 37 | Posted by: Dan Robison Rurrenabaque, Bolivia
“My son and I felt so fortunate and blessed to have had Joyce be a part of our lives while he was at Yeager. She will be so missed by all those who's...Read More »
19 of 37 | Posted by: Sarah Calhoun
“You were a joy to so many people and we will miss you so much.
20 of 37 | Posted by: Henry and Dee Bonorden - Gause, TX
“We are so thankful for having been part of your life...spread your wings beautiful angel. Your friends from senior 76 are trying to cope with your...Read More »
21 of 37 | Posted by: Patricia Sasaki y Senior 76 - CA
“Joyce, I've known you all your life. From our days together in Bolivia to the serendipity that landed us in the Houston chapter of the Bolivia MKs. ...Read More »
22 of 37 | Posted by: David Marshall - Katy, TX
“I had the privilege of working with Joyce for several years at Dean Middle School. I enjoyed those opportunities and always treasured her caring and...Read More »
23 of 37 | Posted by: Twyla Woody - Houston,, TX
“All of Yeager is still stunned by the loss of one of our most dedicated friends and colleagues. Joyce's gentle spirit and child-focused approach...Read More »
24 of 37 | Posted by: Susan Brenz, Yeager Elementary Principal Cy-Fair ISD - TX
“Joyce was sweet and vibrate colleague to work with. Her expertise will be missed. Heaven just gained an angel.
25 of 37 | Posted by: Terrie McClelland - Houston, TX
“Joyce, I will always be grateful for your kindness and support for me while I was a part of the PsychologyDept. I will miss you. Rest in peace,my...Read More »
26 of 37 | Posted by: Desi McKinney - Cypress, TX
“May God bless and keep you all during this time of Joyce's transition. I'm quite sure she is resting peacefully with the Lord.
27 of 37 | Posted by: Kesha L. Bolton - Houston, TX
“Dr. Sosa had a zest for life like no other. I will be forever grateful for everything she has taught me. May she rest in peace. We love you and miss...Read More »
28 of 37 | Posted by: Kristi Elsea - Houston, TX
“Over the past few years we were blessed to gain a missionary cousin via our La Paz connection. We will miss her cheerful spirit at the next MK...Read More »
29 of 37 | Posted by: Kathye and Stan Osborne - Lubbock, TX
“Prayers are with the family during this difficult time.
30 of 37 | Posted by: Ann Vest - Houston, TX
“May you rest in heavenly peace.
31 of 37 | Posted by: Janese Jackson - Cypress, TX
“BFF JoyceIt's ironic that the first and last time we would meetWould be in the Adaptive Behavior classroom at Dean.I hold so many fond memories of...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Ava D. Stewart - Houston, TX
“We pray God will comfort Joyce's family and friends in their sorrow and loss. We will miss her beautiful smile.
33 of 37 | Posted by: Rev. Adalid & Mary Linda Verastegui - TX
“Your friendly smile and ready attitude will be missed by so many. Rest in Peace, friend.
34 of 37 | Posted by: Debra Aaron - Katy, TX
“Thank you for all your help and for the kind words you had during difficult times. Thank you for being and advocate for children.
Te vamos a...Read More »
35 of 37 | Posted by: Martha Acevedo - Houston, TX
“God bless your family. Dr. Sosa was so dedicated to all in her life. She was so proud of her son and mentioned him often. She had a great love for...Read More »
36 of 37 | Posted by: Jana Janak - Cypress, TX
“What a sweet and beautiful lady! Joyce will be dearly missed. She touched me by her giving... Little Christmas gifts, a listening ear and sweet...Read More »
37 of 37 | Posted by: Kristy Miles - Houston, TX
JOYCE LYNN SOSA, 54 of Humble, TX. died peacefully in her sleep on February 2, 2013. She will be remembered for her love of son Anthony, her humor and devotion to her dogs.
She was born in La Paz, Bolivia on July 29, 1958 to the Reverend Milton and Mrs. Ruth Ann Robinson. She graduated from Colegio Metodista Instituto Americano in La Paz, Bolivia and continued to receive a Bachelors of Science in Psychology, Masters in Modern Languages and Ph. D in School Psychology; all from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX.
Joyce worked as a School Psychologist for Cy-Fair ISD since the fall of 1999, where she contributed her professional and bilingual skills. She was licensed under the Texas State Board of Psycholigy as a specialist in School Psychology.
Dr. Sosa is survived by her son Anthony Sosa, the Light of Her Life, friend Ignacio Escalante, beloved Min-Pin puppies Lena and Dino; sister Patricia Raymond and husband Jim, sister Rose Lynn Robinson, brother Henry Robinson and wife Tracee and Anthony's father Gilbert Sosa and wife Kay. Joyce was particularly proud of her nephews Bryan Robinson, Luis J. Prudencio, Daniel Prudencio, Evan Robinson, Andres Prudencio, Caleb Robinson, Josh Robinson and Judah Robinson and her niece Alessandra Mantzey. Also by her very special friend Ava Stewart. Joyce will be missed by and extended biological and missionary family.
She was preceded in death by her parents Milton and Ruth Ann Robinson, brother Paul Robinson, and nephew Riley Robinson.
For those desiring, it is suggested that friends honor her memory with a memorial contribution to the Houston S.P.C.A., 900 Portway Dr. Houston,TX 77024.