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Joyce Brenda Anderson Moore was called to Heaven peacefully at her home on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 where she was surrounded by her family.

Joyce was the daughter of James and Virginia Anderson. She was born July 12, 1941 in Fairmont, West Virginia. She spent her early childhood in Dungannon, Virginia and later graduated from Lynn Garden High School in Kingsport, Tennessee. Joyce moved to Hampton, Virginia in the early 1960s where she met and married Gerald Faye Moore of Poquoson.

Joyce was a very loving, outgoing person who adored her family and loved to spend time with her grandsons, all of whom have been left with wonderful memories of her.  She loved visits from her great-grandchildren, wherein she finally found some sass to match her own. She also enjoyed dancing (a lot), fishing (all night), bowling, Bingo and her cats. She had a special love for decorating during the holidays: Easter, Halloween, Christmas. She brought much joy to all during the holidays with her beautiful displays of lights and decorations. Many people still remember them from Stoneybrook in Newport News and Indian Road in Gloucester.

 After retiring from Ball Metal, then traveling to various destinations of interest, Joyce moved to Gloucester to be closer to her children. She had resided in Gloucester for the past 15 years.

Joyce was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and all five siblings, James Anderson, Julia Anderson, Joseph Anderson, Janet Mae Jones, and Jerry Owens. There is bound to be a grand reunion going on now.

Joyce is survived by her three children, sons: Jack Moore (Cheryl), Jeffery Moore, and daughter and best friend, Julie Myles (Scott McAllister); seven grandchildren, Joshua Moore, Jeffery Moore Jr., Kyle Moore, Zachary Moore, Mitchell Moore, Hunter Myles and Jacob Myles, and three great-grandchildren, Olivia, Layla and William Moore, all of Gloucester.

The family will receive friends at Amory Funeral Home in Grafton on Thursday, Feb. 22 from 6-8 p.m.

A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Hampton Memorial Gardens Cemetery. 

The family would also like to offer a special thanks to the Riverside Home Hospice for taking care of our mom with such friendship, love and respect.