Joyce Jeffreys Whitley

Joyce Jeffreys Whitley

Joyce Jeffreys Whitley
March 3, 1937 – June 18, 2017

BUNN – Joyce Jeffreys Whitley 80, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday with her family surrounding her. Joyce was born in Franklin County to the late Charlie & Nora Wheeler Jeffreys. She retired from the NCDMV after 30 years. Joyce was a strong woman who loved family unconditionally especially her grandbabies. She was preceded in death by her sister, Jeannette Mullen.

She is survived by her daughters, Rhonda P. Barnette (Melvin) of Wilson, Kim H. Joyner of Bunn, sister, Katherine Robbins of Bunn, grandchildren, Matthew Barnette(Hayley), Ashleigh May (Ray), Staci Stone (Daniel),  great grandchildren, Pierce Stone, Elizabeth Katherine Stone, Nora Stone, Luca Barnette, Haleigh May, Calleigh May & special friend Sharon Pearce.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Tabernacle Baptist Church of Zebulon.

Funeral service 2 pm, Wednesday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 12:30 – 2 pm prior to the service & other times at the home. Burial in Old Bunn Cemetery.


  • Becky W Daughtry Posted June 19, 2017 6:33 pm

    Rhonda I’m so sorry to hear of your moms passing. A great lady.

  • carolyn mullen Posted June 19, 2017 6:39 pm

    JOYCE WAS A HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATE, WE SPENT Lots of time together and so many great memories.Sending prayers to her Family and friends…

  • carolyn mullen Posted June 19, 2017 6:41 pm

    sending prayers to Family and Friends

  • carolyn mullen Posted June 19, 2017 6:44 pm

    Joyce was a high school friend. We spent many good times together..Prayers for family and friends…

  • Vicki Dixon Posted June 20, 2017 10:24 am

    I am so sorry for the loss of your Mother. May Lord give u peace and comfort through this time of sorrow.

  • Maggie Hill Posted June 21, 2017 8:40 am

    I’m sorry to hear about the loss of Ms. Joyce.. She loved her family dearly & will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.. My thoughts & prayers go out to Kim & her family at this sad time…

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