Joyce D. Goldsberry Waters, age 85 of Boone, passed away Monday night at The Foley Center in Blowing Rock. She was born November 16, 1936 in Worthville, Kentucky to the late William and Edith Goldsberry. She was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. For many years, she was a dog groomer, boarder and breeder. In the past, she was a member of the Women's Christian Club and the Watauga Christian Chorus. As her family and many friends and neighbors will attest, she was a wonderful cook and baker.
She is survived by her husband Clifford Waters of the home. One son, Rusty Waters and wife Cathy of Boone. One daughter, Cindy Penick and husband Stewart of Boone. Ten grandchildren, Carrie Church husband Eric, Andy Waters wife Jessica, Dustin Presnell, Devin Presnell wife Chelsea, Amber Newton husband Jonathan, Marcus Penick wife Stephanie, Caleb Waters, Bryna Sutter and husband Elliott, Elena Waters, Talia Rominger and 14 great-grandchildren.
One brother, Gary Goldsberry wife Nanette of Winston-Salem and a number of nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by one son Bryon Waters.
Services for Joyce Waters, per her request, will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the following which were near and dear to her heart;
Amorem Hospice - 902 Kirkwood St NW Lenoir, NC 28645
Tabernacle Baptist Church - 3004 N Pine Run Rd Boone, NC 28607
Calvary Baptist Church - 2220 Hwy 27 S Avon Park, FL 33825
Online condolences may be shared with the Waters family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Waters family.