Joyce Faircloth Sills, 73


DUNN — Mrs. Joyce Faircloth Sills, 73, passed away Saturday morning, Aug. 1, 2020, at her home.

Joyce was born Oct. 17, 1946, in Harnett County, daughter of the late Talbert and Dora Everette Faircloth. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Wille and Otis Faircloth.

Joyce was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and an avid fisherwoman.

Joyce attended Erwin High School and was a graduate of Central Carolina Community College. She had worked at Erwin Mills for 35 years and had retired from Betsy Johnson Hospital.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Skinner & Smith Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Earl Swinson, the Rev. Austin Swinson, the Rev. Lee Faircloth and the Rev. Sherrill Pope officiating. Burial will follow at Erwin Memorial Park Cemetery.

She is survived by her husband, Kenneth M. Sills; daughters, Wanda Wade and husband Alan of Erwin, and Kim Tew and husband Bryan of Spivey’s Corner; grandchildren, Misty Wade and fiancé Joey Johnson of Erwin, Kyle Tew and fiancé Sydney Lee of Spivey’s Corner, and Owen Tew of Spivey’s Corner; great-grandchildren, Raegan Johnson, Jax and Eli Tew; brother, Talbert “Buddy” Faircloth and wife Faye of Dunn; sister, Mozelle Martinez and husband Albert of Erwin; and a special dog, “Rascal.”

The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the funeral home and other times at the home.


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