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Joyce Marie (Green) Lee

November 5, 1942 ~ November 12, 2019 (age 77)


Waynesville, Joyce “Jincie” Green Lee, 77, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Haywood Regional Medical Center.

Joyce was a native and lifelong resident of Haywood County and a daughter of the late Claude and Pearl James Green.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, Paul David Lee, who died in 2010; a daughter, Brenda Hensley; four sisters; and nine brothers.  Jincie worked at Wellco Enterprises for 24 years and was a member of Hyatt Creek Free Will Baptist Church. She enjoyed listening to gospel music, reading her Bible and loved her dog, Precious.

She is survived by two daughters, Diane Pressley and Donna Messer (Phil); one son, Rocky Lee (Zelva); a son-in-law, Noel Hensley; four grandchildren, Crystal Hensley, J.R. Hensley (Melissa), Emily Lee and Preston Messer; and two great-grandchildren; Jeremy and Jonathan Hensley and Chloe Ball.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 16, 2019 in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with the Reverend Larry Coates officiating.  Burial will follow at Garrett-Hillcrest Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.

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November 15, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Wells Funeral Home - Waynesville
296 North Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Funeral Service
November 16, 2019

1:00 PM
Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home
296 N. Main Street
Waynesville, NC 28786

Burial following the service
November 16, 2019

Garrett - Hillcrest Memorial Park

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