Nelda Joyce Ayala

December 19, 1948 - December 26, 2020

Nelda Joyce Ayala, 72, of Stowell, died Saturday, December 26, 2020, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. She was born on December 19, 1948, in Anahuac, to Hazel Smith and Claude Revia.

Nelda is survived by her husband, José “Alex” Ayala, of Stowell; sons, José “Shorty” Ayala, of Stowell and James Revia, of High Island; grandchildren, Canyon Revia, Tynner Revia, James “Little” Revia, and Lilah Revia; niece, Janice Gonzalez, of Sour Lake; great-niece, Antonia Revia-Santiago and her husband, Martin, of Beaumont; great-nephew, Willy Gonzalez and his wife, Lori, of Sour Lake; brother, Junior Revia and his wife, Cheryl, of High Island and Joe Revia, of Anahuac; numerous adopted children; other family members; nieces; nephews; and great-nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Hazel and Claude Revia; and sisters, Barbara Monceaux, Ruby Jean Hamilton, and Mary Revia.

A gathering of Mrs. Ayala’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Broussard’s, 1605 North Major Drive, Beaumont. Her graveside service will be 1:00 p.m., Friday, January 1, 2021, at High Island Cemetery, High Island.

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Graveside Service

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  • High Island, Texas
  • 01/01/2021
  • 1:00 pm

Gathering of Family and Friends

Gathering of Family and Friends
  • 1605 n. major drive beaumont tx 77713
  • 12/31/2020
  • 7:01 am

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Janice Gonzalez

I miss you so much. What am I going to do without you?

Canyon revia

I stayed with her for 5 month up until she passed taking care and helping her around to and from the doctor but before she got in the the ambulance I never got to say goodbye to her. I love you maw

Roland and Jeanette Weekly

Our Sincere Condolences to the Family of Joyce Ayala. Fly High My Friend, You're Home Now!


You will be dearly missed. I was so sad when I heard about this. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. James I am so sorry.

Patty Revia

So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to the family. Ike and Patty Revia

Ann Bernard

Jose, I'm so sorry for your overwhelming loss. She was a sweet lady.