Renee Irene Joyce, daughter of the late Stephen and Vieva (Hawkins) Joyce, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Laurinburg, N.C.
Ms. Joyce was a 1960 graduate of Parkersburg Catholic High School. She attended St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church while growing up and living in Parkersburg, W.Va. Currently, she attended St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lumberton, N.C.
She is survived by her twin sister, Ruth Ann Doerman of Lumberton, N.C., with whom she made her home; two brothers, James Lee (Wanda) Joyce of Surfside Beach, S.C. and Joseph Leo (Barbara) Joyce of Vienna, W.Va.; two nieces, Gretchen Joyce Doerman of Lumberton, N.C. and Carmela Joyce (Todd) Ellerby of San Diego, Calif.; four nephews, Dr. Joseph L. (Lori) Joyce of Blacksburg, Va., John L. (Beth Ann) Joyce of Hamlin, W.Va., Thomas T. Joyce of Parkersburg, W.Va. and Timothy A. Joyce of Denver, Colo. She is also survived by six step-nieces and nephews, Gordon (Mary) Wilkins of Colorado, John (Charla) Wilkins of Surfside Beach, S.C., Haifa Bentakadi of New York, Edie Pilewski of Surfside Beach, S.C., Tamara Madden of Ohio and Simon Derer of Surfside Beach, S.C. Ms. Joyce is also survived by her great-nieces and nephews; her special great-nephew, George Payne Doerman of Lumberton, N.C., Michael, Matthew and Jonathon Joyce of Blacksburg, Va.; Mason Joyce of Hamlin, W.Va.; Austin and Shelby Ellerby of San Diego, Calif.; Xzavier and Zoe Derer of Pawley's Island, S.C. and Bastian Bodie Derer of Surfside, S.C.; Kai Wilkins of Surfside Beach, S.C.; other step-nieces and nephews of Ohio, New York, Florida and Colorado.
Visitation will be held at Floyd Mortuary & Crematory, Inc., 809 E. 5th St., Lumberton, NC, from 7-9 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral services will be held at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 2000 Elizabethtown Road, Lumberton, NC, 10 a.m. on Wednesday. Burial will follow at Floyd Memory Gardens in Lumberton.
Online condolences may be made by visiting, www.floydmortuary.net