Joyce Hamm King
- July 20, 1937 - January 28, 2013
- Raleigh, North Carolina
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Clayton, NC 27520
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“Aunt Joyce was a wonderful cook. Her fried corn bread was the best, and her butter beans too. As a kid when we went to visit, I would always go pet...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Karen Roach - Rossville, GA
“Aunt Joyce you will be missed by all. We are so glad that Brandon and I were able to spend time with you at Halloween. Until we meet again, Much Love.
2 of 3 | Posted by: Tina Smith and son, Brandon Grady - NC
“You will be missed.
3 of 3 | Posted by: Melanie & Rob Shelton - Clayton, NC
Joyce Hamm King, 75, passed away on January 28, 2013. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 11:00a.m. at McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Daniel Jenks officiating. Interment will follow at Pinecrest Memorial Park. She kept three bird feeders outside her door filled. Watching the birds gave her great pleasure. She also looked forward to the humming birds returning every Spring. This past fall, one actually tapped on her window with it's beak and stare at her before flying away for the Winter. She worked at Dorothea Dix for thirty years where she would ask to work on Christmas Day so someone with children could take the day off. She moved to EMT transport before retiring. She was preceded by her parents, Eddie Harris Hamm and Marvin K. Hamm, sister, Carolyn Byrd and two brothers, Thomas Hamm and Kenneth Hamm.
She is survived by her sister, Loria Pulley and husband, Tom of Kittrell, NC, heart adopted daughter, Pam Grady & husband, Brian, heart adopted grandchildren, Kaitlyn and Spencer, sister-in-law, Jeanette Hamm of Holy Springs, nieces, Linda Hughes & husband, Jimmy of Creedmoor, NC, Karen Roach & husband, Richard of Rossville, GA, Lisa Scott & husband, Michael of Princeton, nephew, Randy Pulley & wife, Leslie of Raleigh, NC. The family will receive friends and relatives on Thursday, from 10:00 to 11:00a.m. with service to follow. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to SPCA of Wake County, 200 Petfinder Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603. Condolences may be made to the family at www.mclaurinatpinecrest.com. Arrangements by McLaurin at Pinecrest, Funerals & Cremations, Clayton.