Joyce Louise Bowles

Published 10:36 am Thursday, July 20, 2023

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Ms. Joyce Louise Bowles, 75, of Highway 64, Mocksville, died Monday, July 17, 2023 at her home.

She was born on Oct. 14, 1947 in Davie County to the late Earl Thurman and Frankie Wall Bowles.

Joyce overcame many challenges in her life that were the result of a serious accident at the age of 14. She was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church. Ms. Bowles loved animals, always had pets, and leaves behind her beloved cat, Missy.  She also enjoyed travelling, gardening, flowers, and visiting with friends and family.  Joyce will be remembered as loving daughter, sister, and friend to many.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: siblings, Arnold Bowles, Norman Bowles, and Sue Talley; and a niece, Julie Bowles.

Survivors include: 2 sisters, Ruby Thompson of Greensboro and LaVerne Holder of Mocksville; and 8 nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 29 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Bob Summers officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: Humane Society of Davie, 162 Webb Way, Advance, NC 27006; or to Davie Senior Center, 278 Meroney St., Mocksville, NC 27028.

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