Joy LaFerne Massengill Green, age 74, died Monday at Wake Med in Raleigh. Born October 16, 1940 in Johnston County, Joy was the daughter of the late Gulf and Lu Esta Massengill. She graduated from Four Oaks High School and attended the Rex Hospital School of Nursing. She was a full time Mom until her daughter Lisa started school and then worked at Dorothea Dix Hospital until illness forced her to retire.
A graveside service was held Thursday at 2:30 pm at Montlawn Cemetery with a visitation following the service.
She is survived by her husband, Robert “Bobby” Green; daughter, Lisa Feller and husband, Keith; stepson, Robert Green, all of Raleigh; and a brother, Wayne Massengill of Smithfield.
The family is grateful to the staff of Wake Med and Litchford Falls Healthcare for their compassionate care and support.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the charity of your choice may be made in Joy’s memory.
For those that knew and loved her, Joy was true to her name – a “joy” to this world.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory of Goldsboro is serving the Green family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com