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Joyce A. Wysong, 66, of the Charleston area, died Wednesday (Nov. 23, 2016) at the home of her mother in Hundred.
She was born Dec. 9, 1950, in Fairmont, a daughter of Thelma R. Morgan Cox of Hundred and the late James Cox.
Mrs. Wysong attended Hundred Grade School and Hundred High School and graduated from Fairmont State College. Joyce previously worked at the Marlinton Motor Inn for several years. She also worked for the telephone company selling phones to schools and businesses. She was currently working for the West Virginia Association of Rehabilitation Facilities.
Surviving in addition to her mother are one brother and a sister-in-law, Henry "Hank" Cox and his wife Evelyn of Crown Point, Indiana; a stepson, Jimmy Wysong; a stepdaughter, Wendy Long; and a step-granddaughter, Lindsey Long.
In addition to her father, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Wysong; her maternal grandparents, Lee and Hazel Morgan; her paternal grandparents, Henry and Lula Cox; and four aunts, Ruth Bishop, Louise Beaumont, Louise Tustin and Maxine Pruitte.
She has many friends throughout the state and a special friend, Lee Miller. She was a member of the Harmony Baptist Church of Burton and attended the Baptist Church in Nitro. Joyce was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Nitro Chapter No. 153, and had been their worthy matron for several years. Mrs. Wysong was a member of the Grand Family of the Eastern Star. The group of officers were called the Pepper Patch.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service hour on Monday at the Tennant Funeral Home in Hundred, with Pastor Jason Sleeth officiating. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. service Wednesday at the Cooke Funeral Home in Nitro. Interment will follow in the Tyler Mountain Memory Garden at Cross Lanes.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that the donors make a donation to the charity of their choice.
Published on November 26, 2016
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