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Joyce L. Timmons

Selbyville, Delaware


September 7, 2020
Selbyville, Delaware
American Cancer Society


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Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home - Selbyville Obituary

Joyce Lee Timmons, of Berlin died Monday, September 7, 2020 at home. She was born in Conway, SC and was the daughter of the late John H. and Aggie P. (Gerrald) Lee. 

After traveling with her military husband, she settled down on the Eastern Shore, raising her family in Lewes, DE. There she became involved in the successful land development of a mobile home park.  She came to the Berlin area in 1976 where she started her career in Real Estate. She joined the team of Anderson & Stokes in Ocean City. She enjoyed 30 years helping her clients find their dream home. Once she retired, she enjoyed time with her family and friends, traveling and as an avid fan, watching the Baltimore Orioles. She was also a member of First Baptist Church in Berlin.

She is survived by a son, George L. Timmons Jr. and his wife, Marion; two daughters, Sue Altland and husband CJ and Chris Shook and husband Jack; four grandchildren, Necole Zayatz, Matt Zayatz, Jes Shook and Christopher Coleman and a great granddaughter, Viv.

She was preceded in death by her 13 siblings and a nephew.

A funeral service will be held at 11am on Thursday, September 10 at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville with Rev. Dr. James Van Der Wall officiating.  Friends may call on Wednesday from 4pm to 6pm at the funeral home. Entombment will be private.

Due to restrictions surrounding COVID 19, masks and social distancing will be mandatory and seating will be limited.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802 or to the American Cancer Society, 1315 Mt. Hermon Rd., Salisbury, MD 21804.


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I've had great memories of Aunt Joyce. She was so kind and had such a lovely soul. May God bless her family during this time of mourning.

She was my Aunt, when she came to Conway to visit, My Mama her sister( Dula Lee) and Me would try to go visit her. Every ThanksGiving Aunt Lib and Joyce would come visit mama and enjoy the holiday with us. Those were good time. you just store the good and bad in your mind. I will miss her, just like I miss all her sisters and bothers and Aggie P. don't remember grand Pa I guess he was before my time. I'm sorry for the family because you will miss your Mama and the grand children will miss...