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OBITUARY: Joyce Hatcher Warden

Joyce Hatcher Warden, 90, of Pistol Ridge, Rockingham, passed away Thursday, June 20, 2024 at Richmond County Hospice Haven.

She was born July 18, 1933 in Hamlet, daughter of the late Raeford Lee Hatcher and Flora Cole Hatcher.

Joyce was a member of Mount Carmel Free Will Baptist Church in Rockingham. She worked in the mending room at Hannah Pickett for many years. Later she worked as the office manager for Dr. Hugh Queen until her retirement.

Joyce loved to garden and assist her late son, Jerry, in designing and building. She loved working in her church and supporting her pastors.  She will be missed by her family and everyone who knew and loved her.

Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, James Warden; son, Jerry Warden; grandson, Joshua Warden; and three brothers.

Joyce is survived by her daughters, Jan Scott of Columbia, South Carolina, and Jackie Howard (Jim) of Pistol Ridge; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; sister, Helen Livengood of West Virginia; and her beloved grand-dog, Bonnie Blue.


Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2024 from 2-3 p.m. at Mount Carmel Free Will Baptist Church, Rockingham.

The funeral service will immediately follow the visitation, beginning at 3 p.m., with Pastor Mike Childers and Pastor Eddie Hildreth officiating.  Burial will follow at Pistol Ridge Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to: Mount Carmel Free Will Baptist Church, 573 Battley Dairy Road, Rockingham, NC 28379.

Harrington Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Warden family.

Online condolences may be made at harringtonfuneralhome.com.