Joann (Dills) Gregory

Published 9:26 am Tuesday, March 21, 2023

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Joann (Dills) Gregory of Mocksville, NC departed this world on March 15, 2023.

Joann was born on March 14, 1941 in Macon County, NC, daughter of the late Fred Dills and Opal (Evans) Dills.  In addition to her mother and father, Joann was preceded in death by: her husband. Reginald Gregory; a brother, Douglas; and a sister, Phyllis.

In life, Joann attended school in Macon County and Rowan County in North Carolina. Later, she chose a career in the textile industry, where she worked for many years until she retired. Joann attended Cooleemee Church of God.  In her free time, she enjoyed studying genealogy.  Joann loved the little things in life like plants and gardening and being with her family.

Joann leaves behind to cherish her memories: 2 sons, Anthony Gregory (Diana) of Lexington and Kevin Gregory of Mocksville; 2 daughters, Regina Paris of Mocksville and Amanda Head (Eric) of Florida; a sister, Freida of Salisbury; 4 grandchildren, Nick Gregory, Olivia Brown, James Paris and Kalista Head; and 2 great-grandchildren, Freya Brown and Shilo Southern.

On Thursday, March 23, Pastor Bruce Harry officiated a funeral service for Joann at Cooleemee Church of God.  Joann was laid to rest in Legion Cemetery in Cooleemee.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Davie Funeral Services to assist with funeral costs.

We, the staff at Davie Funeral Service of Mocksville, are honored to serve the family.