Joyce Iona Saxon

September 22, 1934 - April 4, 2017

09/22/1934 - 04/04/2017

AHOSKIE, NC – Joyce Iona Saxon, age 82, formerly of Gates, NC, and Virginia Beach, VA, passed away on April 4, 2017 at the Creekside Care & Rehabilitation of Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. Saxon was born in Brooklyn, NY, on September 22, 1934, a daughter of the late Harold and Olive Irwin Merriam. Joyce worked as Property Manager for Draper & Kramer Company.

Besides her parents, Joyce was preceded in death by two sons, Mark Kleinfeldt, and Charles Kleinfeldt, Jr.

Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Deborah Fry of Virginia Beach, VA; her brother, Guy Merriam and wife, Nora of NY; and two grandsons, Adam Fry of Kings Park, NY, and Joshua Kleinfeldt of Bay Shore, NY.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in New York.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Saxon family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Leonard Saxon
5 years ago

My wife I loved her always. I will miss her deeply. Lose her 2 times. Once to Alzheimer’s. Everyone knew me. I felt terrible when I wasn’t mentioned. But the Fry family didn’t like me, what ever. At least my marriage lasted longer the theirs. I very hurt.