Joyce M. Ballance
July 21, 1933 – May 12, 2019
Joyce Mooney Ballance, 85, of Fairfield died, Sunday, May 12, 2019 at Cross Creek Health Care Center, Swan Quarter.
Born in Hyde County, July 7, 1933 she was the daughter of the late Dallas and Myrtle Cox Mooney. She was married to Allan White Ballance who survives.
She was a member of the Fairfield Christian Church and, a member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
She was a devoted daughter, a family caregiver who always was willing to serve her community and enjoyed traveling. Mrs. Joyce was a hard-working farmer’s wife, who provided for her family, managing the day to day farming operation.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the family plot in Fairfield Cemetery. Steve Bryan will officiate.
In addition to her husband surviving are two sons; Mitchell Ballance and wife, Gwen of Fairfield, Royce “Buddy” Ballance and wife, Phyllis; a daughter, Darlene B. Carawan and husband, Ted of Belhaven; seven grandchildren, Shelley Hodges and husband, Jake, Daniel Carawan, Madison Ballance and wife, Mallory, Georgia Ballance, Alaina Binkley and husband, Daniel, Haley Ballance and Chelsea Ballance; three great grandchildren, Rex Hodges, Desiree Binkley, Alyssa Binkley.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Laverne Mooney and a half-brother, Hubert Mooney.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Arrangements are by Bryan Funeral Service Swan Quarter.
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