Joyce Irene Wall Smith

Published 8:03 am Thursday, May 18, 2023

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Mrs. Joyce Irene Wall Smith, 67, of Hwy. 158, Mocksville, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, May 15, 2023 at her home.

She was born on April 23, 1956 in Surry County to the late James Washington and Fronie Lucille Billings Wall.

Joyce loved all animals and especially enjoyed hummingbirds. She loved spending time with her family, and her grandchildren were the love of her life. She was able to fulfill her last wish by going to the beach with them just recently, where she was able to help them build sandcastles. She was a very loving wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: a brother, Tommy Wall; a sister, Patricia Utt; and her best friend, Mark Willard.

Survivors include: her husband of 31 years, Steve Smith; her daughter, Jennifer Boger (Kevin) of Mocksville; 3 grandchildren, Mackenzie Boger, Zachary Boger, and Allie Boger; 2 sisters, Judy Goings (Chester) of Winston-Salem and Kathy Vaughn (Mike) of Lewisville; a brother, Johnny Wall of Winston-Salem; and several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to say a special thanks to her cousin and caregiver, Kay Payne for her compassion and support shown to Joyce and her family.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 19 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with Rev. Ken Furches and Pastor Brady Lowery officiating. Interment will follow in Bear Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., on Thursday, May 18 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: Trellis Supportive Care, 337 Hospital St., Suite 103, Mocksville, NC 27028.

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