HICKORY — Joyce Darlene Hudgins, 79, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, at Catawba Valley Medical Center.
Joyce was born in Haywood County on Aug. 26, 1942, to the late Joseph and Vennice Giles Davis. She retired after working 25 years from Amp, Inc. and previously worked for King Hickory Furniture for 11 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Kenny Marler; brother, Tommy Davis; and a brother-in-law, Carlyle Davis.
Joyce is survived by her husband, Bobbie Hudgins; stepdaughter, Jennifer Alexandria, and her husband, Gary; brother, William Davis, and his wife, Diane; sister, Marie Ferguson; granddaughter, Amie Flowers, and her husband, Hunter; great-granddaughter, Belle Mae Flowers; sister-in-law; Emily Davis; and a special friend, Pat Howell.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2021, in the Waynesville chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Rev. Devere Williams and Pastor Alan Davis officiating.