Joyce Hickerson

Jun 13, 2014


CLYDE — Joyce Ann Hickerson, 75, of Lee Road, passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014, at Maggie Valley Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

Joyce was born in Kanawha County, West Virginia, and had resided in Hendersonville before moving to Haywood County in 2009. She was the daughter of the late Thomas Weaver and Evelyn Erdine Hickerson. She worked as a bank teller and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Waynesville. Joyce enjoyed reading, music and her Sunday drives.

She is survived by two daughters, Sara Gilkey and Julie Schroer (Christopher), all of Waynesville; a brother, Thomas Hickerson (Melanie), of Flat Rock, and two grandchildren, Margaret Michal and James Robert Gilkey.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 18, at First United Methodist of Church of Waynesville with the Revs. Sanford L. Giles, Jr. and Hardy Tippett officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church of Waynesville Congregational Care, P.O. Box 838, Waynesville, NC  28786.

Wells Funeral Homes & Cremation Services of Waynesville is in charge of arrangements.  An online memorial register is available at