2018-08-15 / Obituaries

Joyce Ann “Polly” Morris Deal

OXFORD/GRANVILLE COUNTY — Joyce Ann “Polly” Morris Deal, 73, a lifetime resident of Granville County passed away Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018 at her home.

A native of Granville County, she was the daughter of the late Roney Buck Morris and Myrtle Bowling Morris.  Polly was a member of Grace Baptist Church and retired from Murdoch Center after 30 years of service.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday, August 13, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in the Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford by the Rev. Cecil Newton.  Entombment will be in Meadowview Memorial Park after the service.

Surviving are her husband of 56 years, Larry Clyde Deal of the home; three daughters, Debra Deal Bowes (Donald) of Roxboro, Barbara Jean Williams of the home, Diane Deal Turner(Keith) of Mineral Buff, Georgia; a son, John Larry Deal “Bo” (Joyce) of Virgilina, Virginia; two sisters, Elaine Bentley of Oxford, Marie Bowes of Roxboro; a brother, Joe Lewis “Pool” Morris of Henderson; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by two sisters, Gladys Smith and Judy Mae Morris; four brothers, J.C., Melvin, Roney Jr. and Roy Morris; a daughter, Sandra Faye Bowes and a grandson, Casey Lee Campbell.

Visitation was held Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home.

Active pallbearers will be Taylor Hudson, David Oliver, David Long, Junior Autrey, Tony Smith, Zack Yorks, Mike Clayton, Troy Tilley and Sam Bo Adcock .

Eakes Funeral Home is assisting the Deal Family.

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