Linda Joyce James

October 8, 1944 - March 18, 2023
Linda Joyce James

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Linda Joyce James, 78, of Wilmington passed away on March 18, 2023 at Autumn Care of Myrtle Grove. She was born in Wilmington, NC on October 08, 1944, daughter of the late Roy Turner and Pauline Parker Turner. Linda was preceded in death by her husband, Aubrey “Carl” James in 2018.In addition, by her brother; Tommy Turner and her two sisters; Carolyn Faye Reher and Sylvia Annette Thompson.

Linda was a member of The Forward In Christ Church. She worked at the Laundry Center in Wilmington for 34 years. Her favorite past time was looking for yard sales. Linda was a quiet and caring person, strong in her faith and was loved by all who met her.

Survivors of Wilmington, include her son; Ronald Allen (Angie) and daughter; Linda Reedy and a granddaughter; Sydney York (Dustin).

A graveside service will be conducted on Friday March 24, 2023 at 11:00 am at Oleander Memorial Gardens with Pastor Randy Gainey officiating.

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  • March 23, 2023
    Clara Mintz says:
    Joyce,was great lady loved God and always put him first, she always had a smile on her face, and she sang in church every time she was there, she's going to be missed for sure, everyone that knew her loved , our little church will miss her❣️

  • March 21, 2023
    Becky Jackson says:
    I’m so sorry for the loss of Mrs. Joyce. I loved seeing her smiling face and enjoyed listening to her sing whenever I visited the church. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • March 20, 2023
    Cindy Allen says:
    I loved Joyce so much. She has been a large part of my life. I love and will miss you greatly. Cindy Allen

  • March 20, 2023
    Jimmy Hawkins says:
    Ronald so sorry to here about your mother passing. We are praying for you and your family to have piece and comfort at this time. Just want you to know we love you and Angie and Syndi . Jimmy and Trudy