Joyce Byrd Weeks


September 27, 1934 – June 8, 2019

WILLOW SPRING — Joyce Byrd Weeks, 84, passed away on Saturday at Johnston Hospice Center.

A native of Moore County, Joyce was the daughter of the late John Monroe “Doc” Byrd and Kathryn Hunt Byrd.

Survivors include sister, Barbara Byrd; sisters-in-law, Linda Byrd and Dean Weeks; nieces, Joy Johnson Howell (John), Jill Johnson Monroe (Malcolm) and Victoria Byrd; nephew, Scott Byrd; and stepson, Jack Weeks.

In addition to her parents, Joyce was predeceased by her husband, James Kelly Weeks; sister, Vivian Byrd Johnson; brothers, William “Billy” Byrd and Jack Barron Byrd; nephews, Derrick Johnson and John Byrd; and stepson, Donald Glenn Weeks.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, June 15, at 11 a.m. at Harnett Devotional Gardens, 5665 Fairground Road, Dunn, NC 28334.

Flowers are welcome; donations may be sent to Johnston Hospice Foundation, P.O. Box 1376, Smithfield, NC 27577.

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