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Joyce Bass Shackleford

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June 23, 1929 — Aug. 14, 2019

Joyce Bass Shackleford, 90, of Wilson, died Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019. A memorial service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends Sunday immediately following the service at the funeral home located at 2704 Nash St. N., Wilson.

Surviving are her daughter, Brenda Joyce Perry of Wilson; two grandsons, Gary Ray Koenig, and wife, Sandy, of Campobello, South Carolina, and Ashley Zane Koenig of Wilson; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Elizabeth Bass Bissett of Elizabeth City.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Hilton Paul Shackleford; parents, James Franklin and Mattie Lillian Etheridge Bass; one sister, Shirley Bass Whitman; and three brothers, James Franklin Bass Jr., William Douglas Bass and Glenn Ray Bass.

Funeral services are under the direction of Thomas-Yelverton Funeral Home, Wilson. Online condolences may be sent to www.thomasyelverton.com.