Joyce Ann Chaney, 81, of Hickory died Saturday, October 26, 2019 at Carolina Caring. Born Saturday, August 27th, 1938 she was the daughter of Romie and Oma Goins. Joyce was a sweet and loving mother and grandmother not only to her own children but she served as a Cottage Parent to many at the South Mountain Children's Home. Joyce also had a passion for dancing and sewing.
Two daughters, Cathy Buckner (Richard) of Hickory and Ruthie Fagan of Hickory; her two sons Timothy Chaney (Charlotte) of Valdese and Mark Chaney (Kim) of Hickory; two sisters Aileen Goudelock (James) of Dallas and Hazel Pressley of Lowell; sixteen grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews survive her.
In addition to her parents; her husband of 62 years, John E Chaney; and her son John R. Chaney preceded her in death.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 at Celebration Center of Jenkins Funeral Home with the Celebration of Life following in the Jenkins Funeral Home Chapel with Aaron Causby Officiating.
Memorials may be made to Carolina Caring at 3975 Robinson Road Newton, NC 28658.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Chaney family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.
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