Beverly Joyce ‘Joy’ James Cozart

Published 9:44 am Friday, March 13, 2020

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Mrs. Beverly Joyce “Joy” James Cozart, 61, of Turrentine Church Road, Mocksville, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at her home.

She was born on Feb. 25, 1959 in Davie County to Carol Dean James and the late Betty Sue Barney Bowers. Along with her best friend Sherry, she was co-owner and operator of Sherr Joy Hair Design. She was a loyal member of First Baptist Church. She was a godly woman, who kept the Lord as the center of her life. A loving wife, mother, meemaw, daughter, sister and friend, she loved making memories. Her family was everythin.

She was preceded in death by her brother, Ronnie James.

Survivors: her husband of 41 years, Bill Cozart of the home; 3 children, Willie Cozart (Nicole), Lauren Cozart and Caroline Cozart, all of Mocksville; her father, Carol James (Shirley), of Mocksville; 4 grandchildren, Bryceson Cozart, Addie Cozart, Ty Cozart and Elly Blanton; a sister, Lynn Harris (Fred) of Mocksville; brother and sister-in-law, Sam Cozart (Dawn) of Statesville; nieces and nephews, Casey James, Sammy James, Candice Meister, Emily Lakey, Sarah Reynolds, Jacob Cozart, Brent Cozart and Jennifer Mahaffey; and special friend, Sherry Lawrence.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 14 at First Baptist Church with Dr. Darrell Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Rose Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12-1:30 p.m. at the church.

Memorials: First Baptist Transportation Fund or First Baptist Building Fund, 412 N. Main St., Mocksville; or to Davie Community Foundation, PO Box 546, Mocksville, Memo: Cozart Education Fund.