ASHEVILLE – Joy Adams, age 81 of Asheville died Monday, May 22, 2017.
Joy was born May 19, 1936 in Buncombe County to the late Jack and Bertha Scarborough Swayngim. She lived most of her life in Buncombe County and was a graduate of U.N.C.A. with a BS in Business Administration. She enjoyed arts and crafts, reading and flower gardening.
Surviving are her daughter, Tracy Mathews; sons, Roger DeWeese and Ken Adams; brothers, Jack Swayngim, Jr. and Mike Swayngim; grandchildren, Christopher Mathews, Ashley DeWeese and Alexander Adams and great granddaughter, Sarah Grace DeWeese.
Her graveside service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Friday, May 26, 2017 in Riverside Cemetery with Rev. Allen Rash officiating.
West Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Memorials in Joy’s memory may be made to CarePartners Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.
For those who desire, condolences may be offered to the family under Joy’s obituary at www.WestFamilyFuneralServices.com.
Friday May 26th, 2017
53 Birch St.
Asheville, NC 28801
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Patti Limeri lit a candle on May 31 2017 11:45:18 AM
To my dear friend and most lovely and wonderful former neighbor. I was really blessed to have met you. I remember all the great talks and laughter. You will always be missed. My sincere condolences to her family. Patti L.
Submitted by Patti Limeri on May 31 2017 11:44:26 AM
Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My cousin, Joy, will be missed. I loved her, too. God give each of you peace at this time of grief.
Submitted by Patricia Ingle on May 25 2017 11:14:41 AM
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