Joyce Mulder Terry

August 15, 1939 - January 15, 2023

08/15/1939 - 01/15/2023

Past Services

Visitation
Tuesday January 17, 2023
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Cemetery
Wednesday January 18, 2023
Ahoskie Cemetery
First Street
Ahoskie, NC 27910
Directions
Funeral Service
Wednesday January 18, 2023
11:00 am
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions

AULANDER, NC – Joyce Mulder Terry, age 83, of the Millennium Township, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 15, 2023 at her home surrounded by her family.

Mrs. Terry was born on August 15, 1939 to Horace Irving Mulder and Mary Brown Conner in Ahoskie, NC. Joyce was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. She was married to the love of her life for 47 years until his death in 2002. She enjoyed grading peanuts as long as her health permitted. She cherished her family and enjoyed spending time with them. Three of Joyce’s favorite past times were fishing, playing the slot machines, and traveling to the beautiful mountains. Joyce was loved by her family and friends and will be deeply missed.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Godfrey Jackson “G. J.” Terry, Jr. and a sister, Linda Harrell.

Joyce is survived by her daughter, Pat Hoggard and husband Eddie of Aulander; her two sons, Ronald “Buddy” Terry and wife Shawn of Cofield, and Duane Terry of Virginia Beach, VA; three grandsons, Ben Hoggard and wife Michelle of Aulander, Brandon Terry and wife Molli of Belvidere, NC, and Jacob Terry of Virginia Beach, VA; a granddaughter, Amanda Hall and husband Jon of Bolivia, NC; three great-grandsons, Addison Hoggard, Tyler Hoggard, and Banks Hall; great-granddaughter, Bella Hall; great great grandson, Jaxson Hoggard; sister, Gloria Hoggard of Manteo, NC; brother, Robert “Bob” Mulder and wife Cindy of Charlotte, NC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 17, 2023, from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC and other times at the home.

A celebration of life funeral service will be held on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at 11:00 am at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel, Ahoskie, NC, with Pastor Greg Hurdle officiating. Burial will follow at Ahoskie Cemetery.

Flowers are welcome or memorial contributions may be made directly to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Terry family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Ellen Marie Parker
1 year ago

Pat,Buddy,Duane.Love to you all. All of the memories come flooding back of your home, family and of childhood. Buddy playing Wipeout on drums. Duane playing trumpet at church. Hanging out with Pat.Your Mama and Daddy too. There will be a glad reunion,Ellen

Elaine Wynn
1 year ago

Pat, I am so sorry for your loss. I know it is hard to lose your Mom. I will pray that God gives you the strength and grants you grace to get thru this time.

Cynthia Stephenson
1 year ago

Buddy , Pat , Duane , I’m sorry to hear about your mom , please accept my prayers and condolences ! Praying for your family ???

Linda Lassiter
1 year ago

Such a beautiful picture of Joyce and her nature !! My Love, Prayers and Sympathies are sent to all the family of Joyce to Gloria, Bobby and families !! She was Dear to my heart and I am rejoicing for her today! No more sickness, all peace and joy !! God’s Comfort to all of you! LOVE Y’ALL

Teresa Castelloe
1 year ago

Prayers for family!