Joyce Corine Goforth Minton, 80, of Stony Point, passed away Tuesday, January 3, 2017 at her home.
She was born April 26, 1936, in Iredell County, daughter of the late Parley Davis Goforth and Hattie Corine Harris Goforth. She was of the Christian faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Minton; and two brothers, Hubert Goforth and Gary Goforth.
She is survived by three sons, Richard Minton and wife Penny, and Bobby Minton and wife Wendy, all of Statesville, and Michael Lee Minton of Taylorsville; two daughters, Judy Minton Pennell and husband Roger of Hiddenite, and Teresa Charlesworth and husband Mark of Stony Point; a brother, Dale Goforth and wife Linda; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a number of nephews and nieces.
Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, January 8, 2017, at Living Word Ministries, Jennings Road, Statesville. Rev. Charles Reed will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 p.m., prior to the service, at the church.
Memorials may be given to: Hospice of Alexander County, 50 Lucy Echerd Lane, Taylorsville, NC 28681.
Condolences may be e-mailed to the Minton Family by visiting our website at www.chapmanfuneralhome.com.
Chapman Funeral Home is assisting the family of Joyce G. Minton.