Joyce Greene (2018-12-03 16:11:56)

Joyce Greene, of Walnut Cove, formerly of Bakersville, went home to be with her Savior and Lord on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at LifeBrite Community Hospital of Stokes in Danbury, NC.

Born in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Holden and Cora Stevens Garland. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray Greene who passed away in 2008. She was also preceded in death by a daughter; Kathy Greene; her sisters; Faye Clemmer, Lois Burch, and Mae Michael; and her brothers; Shelby and Bill Garland.

Joyce loved the Lord and her church family. She will be remembered as a prayer warrior and also for witnessing to everyone she met. She enjoyed singing and sang in two gospel music groups, the Silver Chapel Trio and Cub Creek Trio, and she was a member of the Willow Oak Baptist Church. She loved her family and was a wonderful grandmother to her granddaughter, Katy who was her life. She also loved children of all ages.

Left to cherish her memories are her daughter; Linda Willis and husband, Rev. Clifford Willis of Walnut Cove; her granddaughter; Katy Willis of Walnut Cove; her sister; Kate Ormand and husband, Jimmy of Gastonia; and her brothers; Edmond Garland and wife, Jean of Bessemer City and L.H. Garland and wife, Mary Lynn of Stanley.

The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence at the memorial service honoring the life of Joyce Greene on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Willow Oak Baptist Church with the Rev’s. Clifford Willis and Wesley Bullins officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends will be on Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at the church.

The family would like to extend special “Thanks” to the staff, nurses, and CNA’s of LifeBrite Community Hospital of Stokes for their wonderful care of Joyce.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to: Gideon’s International.

Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to our website;, selecting Joyce Greene’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to be assisting the Greene family. Mrs. Greene’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook for viewing.

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