Ollie Vanderburg Joyce

September 1, 1919March 24, 2012

Ollie Vanderburg Joyce Mrs. Joyce, age 92, a longtime resident of Charlotte, died Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Sunnybrook Nursing Facility in Raleigh, NC. Born September 1, 1919 in Mecklenburg County, she was a daughter of the late Lester W. Vanderburg and Dora Christenbury Vanderburg. Mrs. Joyce was a clerk/buyer for Harris-Hart Clothing for many years. She was a member of Christ Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include daughter-in-law, Nancy P. Joyce; sister, Ethel C. Duncan of Charlotte; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Harry John Joyce; daughter, Patricia “Patty” Joyce; and son, Michael John Joyce.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service. Graveside service will follow at 2:00 PM in Sharon Memorial Park, 5716 Monroe Road, Charlotte.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Wake County, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or

Arrangements by Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 (704-568-2106). Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Wednesday, March 28, 2012
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Ollie Vanderburg Joyce

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