Joyce Southerland


    Birth Date: 04/29/1929
    Deceased Date: 05/31/2018

    Joyce McGee Southerland, 89, daughter of the late Alton and Floy McGee died on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at home with her family. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 2:00 pm at Wilson’s Mills Baptist Church with Rev. Billie Lawson officiating. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park.

    She is survived by her sons, Anthony (Tony) Southerland and wife Beverly of Clayton, Timothy (Tim) Southerland and wife Ann of Clayton; a daughter, Nancy Southerland Wise and husband James of Clayton; Grandchildren, Robert (Robbie) D. Southerland and wife April, Heather N. Southerland, Michael D. Southerland and wife Kristy, Jaime Southerland Ackley and husband Randy, Kelly Southerland Summers and husband Jason, April Joy Wise, Jonathan E. Wise and Jane Margaret Wise; 7 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great-Great Grandchild; sisters, Alice McGee Cox and Mavis McGee Johnson; one brother, Kenneth T. McGee; sisters-in-laws, Margaret Southerland Driver and Ann Southerland Ballenger.
    In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph (JD) Southerland; siblings, James McGee, Robert McGee, Derle McGee, Gene McGee, Annie Merle Hodges and Brenda Taylor.

    In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to one of the following: Johnston County Relay for Life, (www.acsevents.org); Johnston Home Health and Hospice, 514 N Brightleaf Blvd # 1502, Smithfield, NC 27577; Wilson’s Mills Baptist Church, 652 Swift Creek Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577; Wilson’s Mills Church of God, 4869 Wilsons Mills Road, Clayton, NC 27520.
    The family will receive friends on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 7-9:00 pm at McLaurin Funeral Home and at other times at the home place, 1426 Southerland Rd. Clayton. Online condolences may be made to the Southerland family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com. Arrangements are with McLaurin Funeral Home, Clayton.

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