Joyce Ann Arnold, 75 of Bedford, VA went to be with the Lord on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. She was born on Sunday, June 18, 1939 in Jenkins, KY, a daughter of the late Winfield Scott Mason and Vivian Irene Godsey Mason. She was also preceded in death by an infant son, Donald Wayne Arnold. She is survived by her loving husband of forty-nine years, Jon Nathan Arnold of Bedford; her four children, Angela Arnold of Bedford, Tamara Cameron and husband, John of Manassas, Joseph Arnold and wife, Pamela of Ashburn, Daniel Arnold and wife, Suzanne of Midlothian; her six grandchildren, Kristina Huntt and husband, Chris, Jason Cameron, Jonathan Arnold, Tucker Arnold, Jack Arnold, Luke Arnold; her two great-grandchildren, Madison Alexander and Christopher Huntt; her sisters, Barbara Amos of Virginia Beach, sister, Carolyn Larsen of Elizabeth City, NC; her sister-in-law, Ann Arnold of Deerfield Beach, FL and several nieces and nephews. Joyce retired from IBM, Federal Systems Division in 1994. From 1995 to 2009 she was actively involved with the United Methodist Women @ the First United Methodist Church in Port Saint Lucie, Florida which eventually led to U. M. W. President of the Florida Atlantic Central District. Joyce was a life member of O. E. S. Chittenden Chapter # 59, Milton, Vermont. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the
, 1160 Pepsi Place, Suite 306, Charlottesville, VA 22901, phone 800-272-3900 and or Centra Hospice, 2097 Langhorne Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501, phone 434-200-3204. A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 at 2 pm at Main Street United Methodist Church in Bedford. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.
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Published in Bedford Bulletin from Sept. 10 to Sept. 11, 2014