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Joy Anne Prose
Joy Anne Prose, 69, of Forest, passed away on Friday, December 23, 2022. She was born on June 1, 1953, in Woodstock, Virginia. She is proceeded in death by her husband Paul Clifford Prose Sr.
Joy had been a Sunday School teacher, Girl Scout leader, substitute and a pre-school teacher. She loved working with people with disabilities and helping them live a more fulfilled life. Joy was employed by Blue Ridge where she cared for and loved Pam Herring until the day she went to heaven.
Joy is survived by her three children, John Prose Sr. (Erica), Debbie Prose (Garth), and Shelley Childress (Todd); Grandchildren, Abby Trostle, Johnny Jr. and Jackson Prose, Kyle and Allison Childress; sister, Sandy Peters (Tom); and many other family members and friends.
A funeral service will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2022, at 10:00 A.M. at Forest Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Virginia Memorial Park.
Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Lynchburg, is assisting the family.
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