Joyce Ann Nance Barber, age 76 of Jonesville, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2012 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
Joyce was born in Yadkin County on January 17, 1935 to the late Jerry and Opal Wagoner Nance. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband Gary Thomas Barber, Sr.
She was a loving mother and grandmother also a member of Thanks to Calvary Baptist Church in Elkin.
She is survived by her children, Jerry Mathis and wife Linda of Jonesville, Becky Messick and husband Steve of Yadkinville, Wayne Matthews and wife Charlotte, of Jonesville, Don Kimmer and wife Christine of Traphill, Kay Calhoun of Jonesville, Dean Matthews and wife Ann, Danny Matthews, Peggy Randleman and Donna Matthews all of Jonesville. Brother, Dwight Nance of Jonesville also several loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held, Wednesday, 2:00 p.m. January 11, 2012 at Thanks to Calvary Baptist Church by Rev. Justin Kimmer.
Burial will follow at Old Fashion Baptist Church of Pea Ridge.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 10, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home. Johnson Funeral Home of Elkin is serving the Barber family.