Joy Delyna Middleton
  • 93 years old
  • Date of birth: Aug 28, 1920
  • Date of passing: May 20, 2014
Let the memory of Joy be with us forever

Joy Delyna Middleton, 93, a longtime resident of Creedmoor, passed away at Carver Living Center on May 20, 2014. She was born in Guilford County on August 28, 1920 to the late Charlie and Jesse Simpson Winfree and was the widow of Clynard Hutton Middleton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband C.H. of forty six years, and sisters Louise Bailey, Eazora Cummings, Carolyn Jones and Mattie Belle Washburn; brothers, Herman, Houston, Lonnie Winfree and James Winfree.

She is survived by her sons; James Middleton (Libby) of Richmond, Virginia, Jerry Middleton (Faye) of Creedmoor, daughters; Joyce Daniel (Jerry) of Creedmoor and JoAnn Middleton of Cary, sisters; Mary Sue Hawkins, Shirley Sharpe, Viola Smith, Dot Winfree (sister-in-law) and Joshua Jones (brother-in-law); six grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Joy was a dedicated homemaker, faithful servant of the lord, a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. After moving away from the Greensboro area, nothing made her happier than to have get-togethers with her extended family. She was a member of the Living Word Baptist Church and enjoyed attending the Senior Center in Creedmoor for many years.

Funeral services will be held at the Living Word Baptist Church, 1155 Green Road, Creedmoor on Thursday, May 22nd at 11:00 a.m. with Reverend Jacelyn Jones and Reverend Mike Vaughan officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the church. She will be laid to rest alongside her husband at Carolina Memorial Gardens in Creedmoor.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions may be made to a memorial fund at Living Word Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1172, Creedmoor, NC 27522.

Pallbearers will be Charles Daniel, Travis Getz, Kris Overstreet, Brad Middleton, Greg Middleton and Elliott Wilson. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Getz, Graham Getz, Austin Overstreet, and Christian Wilson.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Al Rasof on 20th May 2015

"Memories never fade away..."

This tribute was added by Michael Turner on 29th May 2014


I was very saddened to read where you lost your precious mother.

You may recall my Mother (Helen Lynn) was also at Carver with your mom before she passed on April 15, 2013.

Please know that you and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers in the coming days and weeks ahead.

Mike & Gail Turner"

This tribute was added by deborah keith on 22nd May 2014

"Jerry, Faye & Family, you'll are in my thoughts and prayers during this time. May you'll live in peace with all the memories and years you had her. May God Bless each of you. Sorry I didn't know it until Thurs. night
Love, Deborah Keith"

This tribute was added by Betty Trautman on 21st May 2014

"We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Middleton. She was a one of a kind super stand up woman with magnificent grace. May God give the family peace during this difficult time and rejoice that she is in heaven.
The Lester Stephens Family"

This tribute was added by Janice Rogers on 21st May 2014

"Faye, Jerry and family.  So sorry for your loss of your mom. We will be keeping you in our prayers.
Janice Sherron Rogers and Charlie"

This tribute was added by Al Rasof on 21st May 2014

"How fortunate, to have made the Journey, attended by Loved Ones.

Now, safe, 'Where Springs not fail.'"

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Lynn Cox


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