OBITUARY

George Albert Joyce

February 22, 1929March 3, 2017
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George Albert Joyce, 88, of Fieldale, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017 at his residence. He was born in Henry County, February 22, 1929 to James Andrew Joyce and Mattie Pearl Tilley Joyce. He served in the Army and retired from Fieldcrest Mills after 33 years of service. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Collinsville.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters, Carlene Via, Martenia Nester and Virginia Gibbs; nine brothers, James Randolph Joyce, Buford Woodrow Joyce, Roy Edward Joyce, O. D. Joyce, Sanford Terry Joyce, Harvey W. Joyce, Thomas B. Joyce, Franklin Delano Joyce and Bobby Joe Joyce.

He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Hazel Koger Joyce of the home; daughter, Vicki Joyce Turner and husband, Ron of Conway, SC; son, Jody Albert Joyce and wife Sandra of Fort Mill, SC; grandchildren, Jim Turner and wife Amy, Jason Turner, Andrew Joyce and Joshua Joyce; great-grandchildren, Alexandra and Jacob Turner, sister, Vera Whitlow, and brother Leon Joyce.

The family will receive friends Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Collins Funeral Home in Bassett and other times at the home.

The funeral service will be held Sunday, March 5, 2017 at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church in Collinsville with Pastor Larry Cheek officiating. Interment will follow at Blackberry Baptist Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice, 730 E. Church Street, Suite 13, Martinsville, VA 24112.

Services

  • Visitation

    Saturday, March 4, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Sunday, March 5, 2017

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March 18, 2017

My deepest sympathies to all of you on the passing of Albert. Your family were my family on many occasions during high school days and this news came as a shock. May God sustain each of you as you remember this dear man.
Sandra Hodges Hagen

Judy Lawson

March 9, 2017

My deepest sympathies are with you during this time of loss. I hope you can find peace and reassurance in the care of friends and love ones during this time and hang on to every memory of this special man. May God give you strength and care in His loving arms.

Barbara W. Nichols

March 8, 2017

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.

Duane Lewis

March 6, 2017

Deepest sympathy to Vicki, Ron, Jason, and all the family. May your many wonderful memories comfort you in the days and years ahead!

March 4, 2017

Vicky,so sorry for the loss of your dad
Ronnie&Susan adkins

Betty Crotty

March 4, 2017

Our loss is Heaven's gain. Loved this man so much. Love and prayers to Hazel and the family.

March 4, 2017

So sorry for your loss! Prayers sent forth for you and your family!

Bunny & Vickie Turner

Linda Smith

March 4, 2017

Heaven gained a good one for certain. So nice. Prayers for the family!

Dianna & Jim Price

March 4, 2017

So sorry for your loss. Albert has always been a good good man. Kind and loving to all his brothers and sisters. A great loving father to his children. I know he had plenty family members who were in heaven to welcome him. God bless and comfort all your family.

Janice Lott

March 4, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with you all!

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