Joyce Louise Brevard Duncan

January 25, 1941 - June 18, 2009
Joyce Louise Brevard Duncan

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Joyce Louise Brevard Duncan, born January 25, 1941, passed away through the doorway to eternal life to ìMeet her Makerî on June 18, 2009 at home with her daughter, Joyce Lee and dear friend Carol (Hospice SW) in attendance.

Born in Henderson County, she was the daughter of Mae Stewart Huntley of Bat Cave and the late Urial Claude Brevard. She was also preceded in death by her brother, David Brevard, and beloved daughter, Elizabeth Jane Person.

She leaves behind her daughter Joyce Lee Martin, son-in-law, Danny Martin, and mother-in-law, Jessie Martin, of Candler; her beloved son, Gene Carmack, Jr. and daughter-in-law, Debbie Carmack, and grandson, Christopher Carmack of Edneyville; beloved grandsons, Gene Carmack III, stationed at Marine base in Twenty Nine Palms California, and Larry Robert Heaton of Fletcher; three adored great-grandsons, Cody, Tyler and Cayden; adored step-great-granddaughter, Aydyn, born to step-granddaughter, Christie and her mate, Jimmy, of Candler; her mother, Mae Stewart Huntley of Bat Cave; her sisters, Shirley Malone of Bat Cave, Gail McCarson of Fletcher, and JoAnn Owenby and husband, Ed, of Fletcher; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am Saturday, June 20, 2009 at Locust Grove Baptist Church Cemetery with the Reverend Dan Blackwell officiating.

The family wishes to thank Care Partners Hospice for all their support the last 22 months. The care and symptom management they provided made it possible to have Mrs. Duncan at her home until the end. We could not have done this without the loving care and support of our nurses, Fran and Darlene, and cherished social worker, Carol, and Dr. Soufas. May God bless each of you most richly.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to CarePartners Hospice Foundation, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.


Saturday, June 20, 2009
12:00 AM

Locust Grove Baptist Church Cemetery - Directions
1741 Locust Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • June 20, 2009
    Carol Burke says:
    I remember Joyce from the bowling with her in leagues and I will always remember how much fun she had there. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  • June 20, 2009
    Lowell Corn says:
    Gene, Sorry to hear about your mom. We will keep you in our prayers! Lowell& Shelia Corn

  • June 21, 2009
    Patzi Temples says:
    My heart, love and prayers are with you all.

  • June 24, 2009
    Anita Livingston Wells says:
    Hello to Joyce Lee and Little Gene: I remember when we were little and very good friends; our dads ran around together. I was sorry to hear about Joyce and Sissy too. Life passes is such a hurry. I will pray you will find comfort in knowing Joyce is without pain and suffering. Please take care - With loving memories from long ago, Anita Lynn Livingston (George and Jessie's daughter)