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Elizabeth Joyce May

May 11, 1924 January 9, 2018
Elizabeth Joyce May
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Obituary for Elizabeth Joyce May

Elizabeth Joyce May, 93, much beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and friend of Forest, VA passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018. She was born on May 11, 1924 in Fieldale, VA to the late Samuel Cleveland Joyce and Blanch B. Mills Joyce. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John William May, Sr.; daughter, Elizabeth M. Brown; sister, Mae J. Morrison; and brothers, William Franklin Joyce, James G. Joyce, Roy C. Joyce and Howard H. Joyce.

Elizabeth is survived by her son, John William May, Jr. of College Station, TX; grandchildren, Amanda Brown Cocke, Lindsay Brown Painter, and Lauren May See; and great grandchildren Travis and Camryn Cocke, Reese and Tyler Painter, and Barrett See.

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Oakwood Cemetery in Martinsville, VA with Rev. Janet Grissett officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to the Fieldale United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 218, Fieldale, VA 20489.

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

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11:00 AM 2/3/2018 11:00:00 AM
Oakwood Cemetery

107 Cemetery St
Martinsville, VA 24112

Oakwood Cemetery
107 Cemetery St Martinsville 24112 VA
United States

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