Joyce Faye Cutler Congleton

Published 7:17 pm Monday, May 20, 2019

Mrs. Joyce Faye Cutler Congleton, age 85, a resident of 210 Whispering Pines Road, Washington, died Monday, May 20, 2019, at her home.

A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Peace Chapel Free Will Baptist Church, conducted by Pastor David Thompson. Burial will follow in Piney Grove Cemetery.

The following will serve as pallbearers: Adam Congleton, Joe Paul Congleton, Kelvin Nobles, Josh Woolard, Kaleb Congleton and Colby Woolard.

Mrs. Congleton was born in Beaufort County on Sept. 23, 1933. She was the daughter of the late Lloyd Edward Cutler and Clara Mitchell Cutler. Mrs. Congleton graduated from Bath High School. She worked for many years at Carver’s Drive In. Later, Mrs. Congleton owned and operated the restaurant Korner Kupboard. She had a love for cooking and spending time with friends and family. She got joy from babysitting and being actively involved in her church. Joyce Congleton loved the Lord. Mrs. Congleton was married to Paul Edward Congleton, Sr., who preceded her in death in 1987.

She is survived by her daughter, Deborah C. “Debbie” Deal, of Washington; two sons, Paul Edward “Eddie” Congleton, Jr. and wife Jackie, of Washington, Ricky Lane Congleton and wife Kam, of Clayton; five grandchildren, Paula Nobles (Kelvin), of Vanceboro, Adam Congleton (Karen), of Greenville, Jessica Woolard (Josh), of Washington, Jacy Pate (Chris), of Smyrna, Tennessee, Joe Paul Congleton, of Clayton; eight great-grandchildren, Kelsey and Katie Nobles, both of Vanceboro, Colby and Felicity Woolard, both of Washington, Kaleb, Isaac, Luke and Gracyn Congleton, all of Greenville; and three sisters, Louise Cutler and Lois Perry, both of Washington, Evelyn Nelson, of Kinston.

In addition to her parents and her husband, Mrs. Congleton was preceded in death by three brothers, Herman P. Cutler, Earl Cutler and Allen Franklin Cutler; great-grandchild, Andy Pate, and son-in-law, Terry Deal.

The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday prior to the service at the church and other times at the home of her son, Eddie and Jackie Congleton, 613 Barwick Drive, Washington.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to W.A.C. (Women Act for Christ), 2480 W. Fifth St., Washington, NC 27889.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Community Home Care & Hospice in Washington for providing outstanding care to our Mother during this time.

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington is honored to serve the Congleton family.