Joyce Williams Rose – Obituary

Joyce Rose WilliamsJoyce Rose (Perry) Williams, age 81, of Raleigh passed away at her home on Tuesday, May 10, 2022. She was born in Louisburg, NC on November 27, 1940, to George Wesley and Lela Kathleen (Cheaves) Perry. Rose grew up in Louisburg and was a member of Maple Springs Baptist Church.  She completed training at Norfolk General and was employed as an X-Ray technician at Riverside Hospital in Newport News.  She retired from Sentara Health System in 1995.

Mrs. Williams was married to Robert Allen Williams, of Ahoskie, NC, in 1963 and moved to Newport News, where she was an active member of Deer Park Baptist Church.  She was a very giving, caring, and loving wife, mother, grandmother, and sister.  She had quite the sweet tooth and loved candy, chocolate cake, circus peanuts, and Chick-fil-A peach milkshakes.

Rose was preceded in death by her husband and leaves behind her son and daughter in law Scott (Lori) Williams of Kill Devil Hills, NC, daughter Cathy Patel with whom she resided in Raleigh; grandchildren Chloe and Judy Williams of Kill Devil Hills, NC, Katie and Alex Patel of Raleigh; brothers John Perry of Virginia Beach, VA, Earl (Merle) Perry of Bunn and David Perry of Cary.

Memorial Contributions may be made in her memory to Samaritan’s Purse  (800) 567-8121 or to the Parkinson Association of the Carolinas (980) 245-2786

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 14th at the Maple Springs Baptist Church in Louisburg at 11AM. All are welcome to attend.

Bright Funeral Home, Wake Forest, is serving this family.

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