Joyce Matthews Raynor

February 9, 2014 

Joyce Matthews Raynor, age 73, died Tuesday evening in Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield. Born March 4, 1940 in Johnston County she was the daughter of Pauline Christian Matthews of Clayton and the late James Robert Matthews. She was preceded in death by her husband Bobby Raynor.

A graveside service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 8, 2014 in Roselawn Cemetery in Benson. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at Parrish Funeral Home in Selma.

Surviving in addition to her mother is her daughter, Dorinda Keen and husband Gary of McGee’s Crossroads; brothers, Jimmy Matthews, and Baron Lee Matthews, both of Smithfield; and grandson, Trent Boykin.

Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be sent to the Johnston County SPCA, 720 Durham Street, Clayton, NC 27520.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

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