1938 – 2018
Joyce Faye Joplin Jones of Whiteville, formerly of Loris, died Tuesday, Dec. 25 in her home. She was 80.
Born June 10, 1938 in Chesterfield County, she was the daughter of the late William Joplin and Mary Artavia “Tovie” Hancock Joplin and the widow of James Harold Jones.
She is survived by three daughters, Vanessa Jones of Whiteville, Janice Hewitt of Green Sea, Sonia Jones of Loris; one son Rondal Jones of Indian Trail; seven grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one son Danny Ray Jones; two sisters, Eunice Joplin Smothers, Anna Belle Joplin Jenkins; and two brothers, Wilson Joplin and Joe Carol Joplin.
Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 28, in Inman Ward Funeral Home of Tabor City.
Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel. A graveside service was planned for 3 p.m. in the Fairview Church Cemetery, Mount Croghan.
A guest register is available here.