Friday, June 25, 2010

Barbara Lynn Joyce (1940-2009)

Barbara Lynn Joyce (February 28, 1940 - September 29, 2009)

Reidsville- Barbara Lynn Joyce, 69, of 132 Hudspeth Park Road, passed away on Tuesday, September 29, 2009, at Annie Penn Hospital. Funeral services will be held at Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 1:00 PM with Rev. Ron Tuck officiating. Entombment will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens Mausoleum. Mrs. Joyce was born in Caswell County to the late John William and Ollie Pearl Ward Lynn and was a homemaker. She was of the Baptist faith and a member of Lawsonville Road Baptist Church. Barbara enjoyed tending flowers and plants along with caring for her hummingbirds and animals. She was a loving wife for over 48 years and loved her entire family. Barbara never met a stranger and everyone that knew her fell in love with her. Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her brother, Garrett Early Lynn and her sister Margaret Hudspeth Ward. She is survived by her loving husband, Robert Joyce of the home; sister, Linda L. Norman of Summerfield; sister-in-law, Shirley Lynn of Reidsville and many special nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at Wilkerson Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 30, 2009 7:00PM-9:00PM and other times at the residence. The family wishes to extend a special thank you to her caregiver, Willie Sue Watlington for her love and friendship.In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Rockingham County Animal Shelter Campaign, P.O. Box 206, Wentworth, N.C., 27375.

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