Joyce Yvonne Helton, 63, of Ellenboro, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
A native of Rutherford County, she was a daughter of the late William Luther Helton and Oma Jane Hamrick Helton. Joyce had previously worked in daycare and also as a teacher assistant in the Wrap Around Program with Rutherford County Schools. She was a graduate of East Rutherford High School, Isothermal Community College and attended Gardner-Webb College. Joyce was a member of Ellenboro Presbyterian Church and loved children.
Survivors include brothers, Claude Helton of Mt. Airy, NC and Dan Helton (Ritsuko) of Albuquerque, NM; sisters, Helen Helton and Dorothy Helton, both of the home; and a number of nieces and nephews.
A graveside service was held in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery, Ellenboro.
The Padgett & King Mortuary & Crematory is serving the family.