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Joyce Carroll Turner

June 28, 1932 ~ November 26, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Joyce Turner Obituary

Joyce Carroll Turner, 91, of Winnsboro passed into God’s eternal presence on Sunday, November 26, 2023.  Born in York, S.C., she was the daughter of the late Meek Wallace and Mary Gardner Carroll.  Joyce was one of six children. 

She graduated from York High School and Baptist Nursing School in Columbia, where she became a Registered Nurse.  While caring for his mother, Joyce met her future husband, “Buddy” Turner.  They were married September 6, 1953, and moved to Winnsboro where she began a long and fulfilling career as a nurse for Fairfield Memorial Hospital, Uniroyal, and Chrysler.  After officially retiring, she continued as a caregiver for as long as she could. 

She is survived by her daughters, Kit Turner, and Edy Mimms (Chuck); sister, Agnes Roller; two grandchildren, Rion Mimms (Lauren), and Elliott Mimms (Baley); and four great grandchildren, Adley, Maevry, Cora, and Turner who will remember her as their Nana.   

Joyce is predeceased by her parents, husband, two brothers, Donald Carroll, and Wallace Carroll; and two sisters, Rosella Dover, and Faye Comer. 

Joyce was a longtime member of Bethel ARP Church and loved her church family where her faith was nurtured and shared.  She was also a Scout leader, an avid golfer, and bridge player. 

A celebration of her life will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, December 1, 2023, at Bethel ARP Church conducted by Reverend James McManus. The family will receive friends after the service in the church. A private family committal will take place before the celebration.   

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent in Joyce’s memory to Bethel ARP Church or the charity of one’s choice.   

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Funeral Service
December 1, 2023

11:00 AM
Bethel ARP Church
101 North Zion Street
Winnsboro, SC 29180

Please note
The family will receive friends after the service in the church.


Bethel ARP Church
PO Box 639, Winnsboro SC 29180


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