Joyce Gatlin Wood

May 19, 2009
Joyce Gatlin Wood

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
    Troy & Michele Bullock says:
    Leroy, Amy, Dustin, Connie, and Cookie We are so sorry for your loss. Ma Joyce was such a sweet person. Know that she is free of pain now. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Troy & Michele

  • May 21, 2009
    Jeff & Jeff Johnson says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. Joyce has been an important part of our family for many years. She will be missed, but fondly remembered. She truly has gone to a much better place, and we look forward to seeing her again! Love to you all, Jeff and Janet Johnson