Joyce Pittman Simpson, 92, of Newport, formerly of Morehead City, passed away Monday, February 22, 2021 at Croatan Ridge Nursing Home.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, February 25, 2021, at Gethsemane Memorial Park, officiated by Mr. Terry Buck. Friends are welcome to attend the service. In keeping with the CDC guidelines pertaining to the Coronavirus, those who are ill or at-risk (elderly, immune-compromised) are encouraged to stay home. Those who attend will be asked to bring and wear a protective mask. Help us honor the family while practicing safe measures. Friends are also encouraged to leave words of comfort to the family through the website. (See link below for the Service Bulletin including the Order of Service.)
Joyce was born August 29, 1928 to the late Samuel and Isadora Pittman, in Cumberland County. She worked for several years at Cherry Point Marine Corps Air Station and also Broman Nursing Home in Newport. She was a member of Neuse Forrest Presbyterian Church.
She is survived by her granddaughter, Crystal Simpson Lawrence; two great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Also Charlie and Libbie Wilton, Erin Garner, and their family who were Joyce’s very dear friends and caregivers for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ross Simpson and son, Anthony Simpson, as well as her parents and two brothers.
Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net
Arrangements are by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory, Morehead City, NC.
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