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Graveside Service

Full Gospel Church Cemetery
Tuesday November 16th, 2021

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Joy Melinda Smith

JOY MELINDA SMITH of Danville VA passed away on November twelve at the age of 62 after a long battle with cancer.

Joy, daughter of Cecil Allen Smith and Dolly Woodall Smith Miller was born and reared in Reidsville North Carolina. She was predeceased by her grandparents Julius and Vergie Smith and Joe and Nellie Woodall; father, Cecil Allen Smith; brother, Kenneth Joe Smith; and sister, Donna Rene Smith.

She is survived by her mother, Dolly Woodall Smith Miller (Tom); son, Jesse Lee Barber; daughter, Bridgette Barber, and granddaughter, Miranda Barber. She is also survived by her brother, Keith Allen Smith and sister, Robin Akel (David); along with. special friend, Bill Waldron and many uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, and many friends.

A graveside service will be at 2:00PM on Tuesday at the Full Gospel Church Cemetery at 231 Narrow Gauge Road in Reidsville under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Service with Tom Miller officiating.

Family and friends will gather at other times at her mother’s home.

Memorials may be made to Full Gospel Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Pastor Irish Dickerson, 2029 Narrow Gauge Road, Reidsville, NC.

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So very sorry for your loss.

Terry Brown Bryan Nov 26 2021 9:45 PM

My mom was truly the most wondrous, beautiful person I have ever known.
I will mourn for the rest of my days.
I will celebrate the "Free Bird" life she lived.
I have and always will honor her and how she saw the world.

"Wonderful World" L Armstrong

*if you have any photos or videos (vhs) ... or know of someone who might... or a story you could share of your memories... PLEASE reach out to me.

Bridget Nov 24 2021 7:36 AM

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Bridget Nov 24 2021 7:23 AM

I am So Sorry for your loss.Sister Dolly and family, you are in my prayers.I know how much you love all your children.May Our God comfort you now and always.Joy was a Special Friend.May she rest in God's Presence.Love,Pam Stanley

Pamela Stanley Nov 20 2021 8:18 PM

So sorry for your loss. Praying comfort and strength for the family. Mack & Angela Hamlett

Mack & Angela Hamlett Nov 16 2021 9:50 PM

So Sorry for your loss
Currently I have covid.
Wish I could be there with you ALL.

Corleah Rickman Nov 16 2021 3:15 PM

I Love You Joy!! I will miss you very much! Thank You for our wonderful time together. Go Rest in Peace with Jesus and your Loved ones gone before you. Thanks for being my TRUE FRIEND! 🕊

Annette Webb Nov 15 2021 5:47 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joy Smith

Gwen Campbell Nov 15 2021 1:12 PM

Your family is in my prayers. Please let me know if there is anything I can do. God bless you

Cynthia Gilbert Nov 15 2021 1:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joy Smith

Lynn Williams Nov 15 2021 10:17 AM

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