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Alice Lawson Joyce
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Alice Lawson Joyce, 92, of Collinsville, VA passed away on Sunday, May 27, 2018. She was born on November 17, 1925 in Patrick County, VA to the late Virgil Lawson and Carrie Belle Martin Lawson. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John Harvey Joyce; daughter, Gail Joyce Smith; sisters, Peggy Lawson, and Betty L. Davis; brothers, Claude Lawson, Paul Lawson and Dewey Lawson; and grandchild, Chris Stultz.

Mrs. Joyce was a member of Community Primitive Baptist Church and Southern Area Agency on Aging.

She is survived by her daughters, Vickie Joyce Pauley of Patrick Springs, VA, Joan Joyce Turner of Patrick Springs, VA, and June Joyce Martin of Kernersville, NC; sons, John “Steve” Joyce of Franklin Co., VA and Roger W. Joyce of Franklin Co., VA; sisters, Barbara Guilliams of Rocky Mount, VA, and Joy Gammons of Fieldale, VA; brothers, Claude Lawson of Danville, VA, Nash Lawson of Collinsville, VA, and David Lawson of Collinsville, VA. She is also survived by twelve grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and two step-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Rev. Rick Anderson officiating. Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services. Burial will be held at Roselawn Burial Park.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Joyce family. Online condolences may be made at

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115





11:00 AM
Norris Funeral Services & Crematory - Martinsville Chapel

1500 Kings Mountain Road
P.O. Box 5501
Martinsville, Virginia 24115

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Roselawn Burial Park

103 Clearview Dr.
Martinsville, VA 24112


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