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Joyce Thompson Bernard

October 19, 1942 — March 1, 2020

Joyce Thompson Bernard, age 77 of Rocky Mount, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 1, 2020. She was born October 19, 1942 the daughter of the late B.T. and Lera Thompson of Ferrum, Virginia. She retired from Norfolk Southern after working over 30 years in various departments. After retiring, she enjoyed volunteering and spending time with her grandchildren. She was member of Boones Mill Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Winfred Thompson and B. T. Thompson, Jr. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Harold Bernard; daughter, Cyndi and husband Chris; grandchildren, Parker and Cait; brother and sister-in-law, Bobby and Glenda Thompson; sister and brother-in-law Lorraine and Wayne Pagans; sister, Christine Ramsey as well as many loving nieces and nephews and life-long friends. A celebration of life will be held at l:00 PM Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at Conner-Bowman Funeral Home (Rt. 220 Chapel) with Pastor Joe Dillon officiating. Interment will follow at Franklin Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 11:30 AM until service time at 1:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joyce’s memory to the Franklin County Public Library, 355 Franklin St., Rocky Mount, VA 24151 or to Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital Axillary, 180 Floyd Ave., Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home, 62 VA Market Place Drive, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

11:30am - 1:00pm (Eastern time)

Conner-Bowman Funeral Home & Crematory

62 Virginia Market Pl Dr, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

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