Martha Marshall Joy, age 94, of Oxford, went to be with the Lord Sunday, November 30, 2014. A memorial service to celebrate her life will be conducted Friday, December 5, 2014 at 11:00 am in the chapel of Gentry-Newell & Vaughan Funeral Home in Oxford. The family will receive friends immediately following the service. Burial will take place at 3:30 PM at Union Hill Baptist Church, Brookneal, VA.
Martha, a native of Campbell County, Virginia, was the widow of Raymond David Joy and the daughter of the late Adelia Clark and John Marshall. She graduated from Campbell County High School and spent her life as a devoted homemaker, bank employee and a retired bookkeeper for Yeargin Tobacco Warehouse.
Martha was a member of Oxford Baptist Church where she served as a Sunday School Teacher and a member of the Woman’s Missionary Union. She was also a member of the Oxford Woman’s Club.
Surviving are her daughter, Donna Marie Joy of Richmond, Virginia and her son, David Timothy Joy (Cindy) of Oxford, NC. Martha was very proud of her three grandchildren, Martha Lynn, Joshua David, and Kyle Timothy. Heartfelt appreciation is expressed to her friend and caretaker Jerline Brandon and the staff of Whitmore Retirement Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Oxford Baptist Church, PO Box 398, Oxford, NC 27565.