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Joyce (Wilkie) Henderson

January 24, 1938 ~ July 31, 2020 (age 82)

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Joyce Wilkie Henderson, 82 of Franklin passed away Friday, July 31, 2020. She was born January 24, 1938 in Macon County, NC to the late Henry Wilkie and Milan Bateman Wilkie. Joyce was a homemaker, enjoyed traveling, liked singing in the choir and taught children’s Sunday School. She was a member of Union United Methodist Church.

Joyce is survived by her husband of 62 years, Vernon Henderson; two sons, Tom Henderson (Audrey) of Otto, NC and Jerry Henderson (Sherry) of Franklin, NC; and six grandchildren, April Innis, Kristin Henderson, Angela Henderson, Thomas Henderson, Rebecca Cope and Noah Henderson.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 pm Sunday, August 2, 2020 at the Union United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Vic Green and Rev. Janet Green officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00 pm-1:00 pm at Union United Methodist Church.

In Lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to: Union United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 101 Morrison Church Road, Franklin, NC 28734.


Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Henderson family. Online condolences can be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com

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August 2, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Union United Methodist Church
3768 Georgia Road
Franklin, NC 28734

Graveside Service
August 2, 2020

1:00 PM
Union United Methodist Church Cemetery
3768 Georgia Road
Franklin, NC 28734

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