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Gloria Hodnett Joy

May 4, 1939 - June 8, 2018

Burial Date June 10, 2018

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Gloria Hodnett “Go Go” Joy, 79, of Rustburg passed away Friday, June 8, 2018 at Lynchburg General Hospital. She was the wife of the late Hubert Rex Joy.

Mrs. Joy was born in Halifax County, May 4, 1939, a daughter of the late Walter P. Hodnett and Beulah Dalton Hodnett. She was a member of Union Hill Baptist Church and a retired employee of General Electric.

She is survived by one brother, Morris P. Hodnett (Mary) of Lynchburg; one sister, Carolyn H. Hollie (Buddie) of Forest; brother-in-law, Ray Joy of Brookneal; sister-in-law, Coretta Safriet of Columbia, S.C.; five nephews, Todd, Michael and John Hodnett, Van and Kent Safriet; one niece, Kathy Joy Green; and her dog Angel, who was the joy of her life. She was preceded in death by two nephews, Allen Ray Joy and Keith Hollie.

A special thanks is extended to her niece Kathy, for her dedication and willingness to give up her time to provide excellent, loving and full time care for Gloria’s comfort in the past months.

A Graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018 at Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery by the Rev. Carl Weiser.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Union Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 12935 Red House Rd., Brookneal, VA 24528 or Campbell County Animal Rescue, 185 Greendale Dr., Rustburg, VA 24588.