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Joyce L. Napier

November 28, 2012 12:10 am



Joyce L. Napier

Joyce Lee Napier, 73, of Fredericksburg, formerly of Orange County, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012.

She was a member of Kings Highway Baptist Church in Fredericksburg. Joyce retired from Virginia Child Support Enforcement.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Robert E. Napier; two daughters, Wanda J. Napier of Fredericksburg and Lesley Napier Rhode of Orange; a son, Robert Tyler Napier of Fredericksburg; and two grandchildren, Nikki and Krista Dowling of Stafford County.

Joyce was preceded in death by a son, Steven Troy Napier; her father and mother, Jimmy and Ercelle Lee; and her brothers, Gene and Ranny Lee.

Joyce touched the hearts of many and was a loving wife, mother and nana.

A visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m Thursday, Nov. 29, at Johnson Funeral Home, Locust Grove. A funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at the funeral home, with burial in Oakwood Cemetery in Unionville. The Rev. Carlin Dempsey will officiate. Pallbearers will be Mike Clark, Carl Dempsey, Paul Fegan, Everette Williamson, Richard Dowling and Scott Lee.

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