‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees


East Garrison Baptist Church
Tuesday December 6th, 2016
1:00pm - 2:00pm

View Details

Funeral Service

East Garrison Baptist Church
Tuesday December 6th, 2016

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Joyce's visitation.

Joyce Mitchem

Joyce Long Mitchem, 79, of Gastonia, passed away on December 3, 2016 at the Robin Johnson House in Dallas. Ms. Mitchem was born in Gaston County on June 30, 1937 to the late Reany Long and Vesta Mace Long. She is also preceded in death by her husband Jerry Marshall Mitchem, infant daughter Diane Mitchem and a son Jeff Mitchem. Ms. Mitchem was a longtime member at East Garrison Baptist Church and was retired from the school system. She loved her family, especially her grandchildren, loved dancing, the beach and flowers. Survivors include her children, Danny Mitchem and wife Robin of Charlotte, Sherry Mitchem and husband Bobby of Gastonia and Kelly Mitchem and wife Vicki of Rutherfordton, NC. 8 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and a special friend, Jim King. Funeral Services to celebrate Joyce’s life will be held at 2:00 PM Tuesday December 6 at East Garrison Baptist Church in Gastonia with Reverend Charles Ledford officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at Gaston Memorial Park in Gastonia.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Joyce Mitchem, please visit our flower store.


A candle was lit in memory of Joyce Mitchem

Angela Mitchem Dec 5 2016 12:00 AM

We loved Joyce so very much and are devastated at her passing. She is in a better place now. Our Dad is missing her the most. God bless her family and friends.

Larry King Dec 5 2016 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joyce Mitchem

Benson Funeral & Cremation Services Dec 4 2016 12:00 AM

Friends and Family uploaded 89 to the gallery.

Friends and Family Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM