Joyce Garner Price

October 13, 2013 

Joyce Garner Price of Kenly, NC went home to be with The Lord on October 7th, following a long illness. She was a devoted Godly wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great grandmother. Joyce was a member of Riverside Baptist Church. Her life testimony was serving her Lord Jesus Christ and her love of her family and friends. She was the daughter of the late William Henry Garner and the late Alice Wall Sampson. She is preceded in death by sister, Mildred LaMonica.

Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 10, 2013 in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 11, 2013 in the Selma Memorial Gardens, Selma, NC.

She is survived by her loving husband of 64 years, George Glenn Price; her daughter, Debbie Price Owens and husband Monty; and her son, William Michael Price, all of Kenly, NC. One sister, Pennie Garner, who resides in Smithfield, NC. She leaves behind five grandchildren, Kimberly Price, Ashley Price, Brandon Owens, Brooke Owens Anderson, and Allyson Grace Price; and three great grandchildren, Isaiah Price, Braylee Anderson, and Peyton Anderson.

The family has requested that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association- Eastern North Carolina, 3739 National Drive, Suite 110 Raleigh NC 27612, online at, or SECU Hospice House, 426 Hospital Road in Smithfield, NC in memory of Joyce Garner Price.

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