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Joyce Ann Carter

September 21, 1948 - February 16, 2023

Joyce Ann Carter, 74, of Thaxton, passed away on Thursday, February 16, 2023. A daughter of the late Luther Davis Carter and Hazel Virginia Orange Carter. In addition to her parents Joyce was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Clifford Carter and her brother, Ronald Davis “Ronnie” Carter.

Joyce attended Cool Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church. She loved spending time with her family and friends and was always up for a delicious meal. She also enjoyed watching T.V. especially game shows. Joyce never really had a care in the world. Her smile was contagious, and she was always filled with joy. Her love for her cats was very evident and she was loved by her family and friends.

Joyce is survived by children, Anthony Wayne Carter and Teresa Dawn Carter; two grandchildren; siblings, Peggy Carter Nester, James “Blu” Carter and his wife, Debbie, Linda Carter Savage and her husband, Vann and Debora Carter and her special friend, Teresa Hodges; sister-in-law, Rickie Ferris Carter. Also surviving are numerous nieces, nephews, and many friends.

A funeral service and celebration of Joyce’s life will be conducted at 1:00 pm on Monday, February 20, 2023 at Tharp Funeral Chapel in Bedford with Rev. Shane McSweeney officiating. Burial will follow at Peaks Church and Community Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00pm on Sunday, February 19, 2023, at Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford. To send condolences online please visit Tharp Funeral Home & Crematory, Bedford is assisting the family.

Burial Date February 20, 2023

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No one told me of your passing. Your friend came through my line today and that’s how I found out. You are truly missed. Love , hugs , and best wishes for you new journey ❤️

Posted by Tamara Dooley on June 28, 2023

Linda and Debora I am so sorry for the loss of your sister. Keeping you all in my prayers.

Posted by Margaret Carter on February 21, 2023

Linda and Debora, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your sister. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Cindy Thomas on February 18, 2023

We are so sorry for your loss. Joyce was a real friend to me.growing up and when we seen each other,it was always like old times for us. She is in a better place now. She will be missed a lot by a lot of people. Praying for you all. May God comfort and strengthen you all during this time. Love you all very much.

Posted by Lena (Sissie) Craig on February 18, 2023

To the Carter family We are so sorry for the loss of Joyce. Everytime I saw her she was laughing and was happy as can be. I know it's hard to lose another member of yalls wonderful family. Love and prayers to everyone!! We love you as family!! Sheila and Jerry

Posted by Sheila Thomasson on February 17, 2023

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