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Joyce G. Casper

MURFREESBORO – Joyce Virginia Griffith Casper, age 69 of Murfreesboro, NC, passed away on December 26, 2014 at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Casper was born December 24, 1945 in Hertford County, North Carolina, the daughter of the late Lucille Hedgepeth Vann and Nathaniel Griffith. Joyce will be remembered first and foremost as a wonderful mother, wife and grandmother to her two boys. She was a dedicated member to Ashley’s Grove Baptist Church her entire life, to her community, and those she served through home health care.

Survivors include her husband, Bobby Ray Casper of Murfreesboro, NC; daughter, Tambra Vann Johnson and husband Michael of Winterville, NC; and two grandsons, Colton Blake Johnson and Gavin Michael Johnson; step sons, Kenneth Ray Casper and wife Andrea of Shallotte, NC and Bobby Deryl Casper, also of Shallotte, NC; two sisters, Annie and Mildred; three brothers, Billy, Dennis and Bobby; special sisters, Katherine Skinner and Clonnie Frances; sister-in-law, Shirley Campbell; and brothers-in-law, Richard Casper and his wife Carolyn and Wayne Casper.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Ashley’s Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. David Ross and the Rev. J.N. Baggett officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Ashley’s Grove Baptist Church or Community Home Care & Hospice of Roanoke Rapids, NC. Per Mrs. Casper’s request if you choose to send flowers, please send those flowers that can be replanted to live on in her memory.

Massey Funeral Home in Jackson, NC is handling the arrangements.