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SOUTHPORT — Joyce Ann Britt, 61, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Novant Brunswick Medical Center.

Joyce was born Feb. 27, 1956, daughter of the late Joseph Britt Sr. and Alice Blades Britt. She enjoyed thrift-store shopping and singing gospel music. In her younger years, Joyce was a member of a gospel group that loved sharing the gospel through music. She loved the Lord and showed that through her singing.

Survivors include her daughter, Melanie Beck and her fiancé, Brian Lukas; brothers, Aaron Britt, Curtis Britt, and Tommy Britt; sister, Judy Mabe; and two grandchildren, Jacob Beck and Casey Beck.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 9, at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service Chapel, Southport.

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