August 28, 1931 - April 2, 2020
Mrs. Joyce Gibbs Williams, age 88, a former resident of Belhaven, NC, died Thursday April 2, 2020 at River Trace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Washington, NC.
Mrs. Williams was born in Beaufort County on August 28, 1931 to the late Floyd Earl Gibbs, Sr. and Reggie Louise Bowden Gibbs. She was a graduate of John A. Wilkinson High School. On December 22, 1951 she married Reubin Junious Williams, Sr. who preceded her in death March 11, 2002.
Survivors include three children, Reubin J. "Buddy" Williams, Jr. and wife Tammy of Pinetown, Diane W. Sawyer and husband Sherwood of Greenville, Debbie W. Daniels and husband Garland of Washington; seven grandchildren, Josh Williams, Parker Williams, Tucker Williams, Michael Sawyer, Keith Sawyer, Julie Leigh Woolard, Jill Hodges Johnson; eight great grandchildren, Jacob Sawyer, Hunter Sawyer, Kaylin Sawyer, Kaleb Sawyer, Zachary Sawyer, Hanna Sawyer, Nick Griekspoor and Ashley Corbitt.
She is preceded in death by two brothers, Melvin Grey Gibbs, Sr. and Floyd Earl Gibbs.
Upon her request there will be no services.
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