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Joyce J. Fariss

October 27, 1936 - July 5, 2014

Burial Date July 8, 2014

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Joyce Jackson Fariss, 77, of Merrywood Drive, Forest passed away Saturday, July 5, 2014 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal.  She was the wife of the late Floyd Franklin Fariss.

Mrs. Fariss was born in Orange County, N. C., October 27, 1936 a daughter of the late Ralph Brantley Jackson and Alice Belle Pearson Jackson.  She was a member of Thomas Road Baptist Church.

She is survived by two daughters, Kim Nash (Robbie) of Forest, Angela Woody (Chris) Lynchburg; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers; and six sisters.  She was preceded in death by a brother, Felix Jackson.

A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jonathan Falwell with interment to follow in Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 pm prior to the funeral service at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal and at the residence of Robbie and Kim Nash other times.