Joyce Gatlin Wood

May 19, 2009
Joyce Gatlin Wood

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Joyce Gatlin Wood, of Carolina Beach passed away May 19, 2009 at Davis Healthcare.

She was preceded in death by her parents Ralph and Vera Gatlin and her son Aaron Jones, Jr.

Joyce is survived by her son Allen Leroy Wood and wife Amy B. Wood, of Cove City, NC, grandson Dustin Hunter Wood, sister Connie Patrick, Leland, NC, brother Ralph Gatlin and wife Patricia B. Gatlin of Leland, many nieces and nephews.

Joyce was a loving mother and grandmother. She loved the beach, fishing, old movies, dancing, spending time with friends and watching her grandson playing sports.

Celebration of life will be 3:00 PM, Sunday, May 24, 2009 beginning at 304 Ocean Blvd, Carolina Beach, NC. then proceeding to the North End.

Special thanks to Hilda Cox and her other faithful friends for their love and support during this time.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401

Online condolences may be sent to

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • May 20, 2009
    Karri and Chad Smith says:
    Leroy, Amy, and Dustin, we are very sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Karri and Chad.

  • May 22, 2009
    Mary Neil Hall says:
    Leroy & Amy: You are in my thoughts as you pass through this sad time. Hold your memories close to your heart and think of them often in the months to come. Mary Neil

  • May 21, 2009
    Timmy & Darlene Whitfield says:
    Leroy & Amy, we are so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. We know that she will be greatly missed, as all mothers are a true work of God's hands. Remember the good times, for they will help you through the dark days to follow. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during these days of sorrow. - Timmy & Darlene Whitfield

  • May 21, 2009
    Buddy & Pam Whitley says:
    Leroy & Amy, We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • May 21, 2009
    Tammy & Ronnie Drake says:
    Leroy,Amy,Dustin We are sorry to hear about your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Take care Ronnie & Tammy Drake