July 21, 1952-March 3, 2018

Joyce Wiggs Mitchell, 65, was born in Wayne County to the late Jessie Cleveland and Elise Jones Wiggs, and was married to Donald Mitchell. Joyce loved going to church and church singings. She had worked in housekeeping for Wayne Community College before retiring.

A memorial service will be held Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, with Pastor Bessie Wiggs officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

In addition to her husband, Joyce is survived by her daughter, Cindy Ziegler and husband, John, of Rosewood; two sons, Michael Casey and wife, Lorna, of Raeford, N.C., and Daniel Casey of Tampa, Fla.; two sisters, Geraldine Hufstetler of Goldsboro and Mary Kraemer and husband, George, of Guyton, Ga.; three brothers, Kenneth Wiggs and wife, Carol, of Wills Point, Texas, Charles Wiggs and wife, Becky, of Goldsboro, and Richard Wiggs and wife, Joan, of Goldsboro; a sister-in-law, Pamela Lancaster of Dudley; and six grandchildren, Taylor Katz, Jennifer Stone, Dillon Ziegler, Kyla Casey, Denise Casey, and Michael Casey Jr.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Mitchell family and online condolences may be directed to