Joan Renfrow Cockrell, 73, of Kenly, passed away Thursday. Her funeral service will be conducted 5 p.m. Sunday at Buckhorn United Methodist Church, 8102 Hwy 42 N, Kenly. The Rev. David Amon and Rev. Andy Cockrell will officiate.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service at Buckhorn United Methodist Church and other times at the home.
Joan is survived by her husband, Donald Lee Cockrell, Sr. of the home; her sons, Donny Cockrell and wife, Fran of Snow Hill, Doug Cockrell and wife, Cary Lane of Kenly and Andy Cockrell and wife, Dawn of Kenly, NC; her grandchildren, Shelley Thompson, Starr Sutton & husband, Brandon, Matt Cockrell, Amanda Cockrell, Valerie Stewart and Alayna Cockrell; five great-grandchildren; her sisters, Connie Spivey and husband, Robert of Raleigh and Angela Iwaniuk and husband, Will of Bailey and her brother, Harry Renfrow and wife, Jean of Ashland, Virginia and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Velma Hinton Renfrow.
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In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Friendship Circle of Buckhorn United Methodist Church, c/o Debbie Bissette, 8108 Brooks Road, Kenly, NC 27542.
Condolences may be directed to www.joyners.net