Obituary for Joyce Elaine (Felix) Spong
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Joyce Elaine (Felix) Spong

February 13, 1935 ~ September 4, 2017 (age 82)

Joyce Elaine Felix Spong, 82, passed away peacefully Monday September 4, 2017 at Forsyth Memorial after months of declining health. Mom was born February 13, 1935 in Grand Rapids Michigan to Agnes and Martin Felix. She was the oldest of three daughters but also a second mother to many of her six brothers.

 In 1955 Mom met and married Ronald H. Spong, a professional hockey player in Grand Rapids. This started a succession of moves as Dad pursued his hockey career, settling in Greensboro, NC in 1959. Mom and Dad moved to Kernersville in 1971 to accommodate their growing family of six boys.   

Mom is predeceased by her parents and husband.  Surviving are her six sons: Ronald, Eric (Bernadette), Robert (Edwina), Richard (Karen), Rory and Ryan (Sandi).  She is survived by 11 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren with 3 additional great grandchildren expected in the coming months. In addition she is survived by her brothers Paul Felix (Vonnie), Karl Felix (Diane), David Felix and sisters Lynn Sinclair and Laurie (Randy) Falkowski.

The family will like to especially thank Sarah Harmon and Vickie Harmon for their friendship and loving care to Mom over the past years.

Graveside services will be held on Thursday, September 7 at 11:00 am at Eastlawn Gardens, Kernersville, NC.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you donate to your favorite charity.

 Service Information

Graveside Service
September 7, 2017

11:00 AM
Eastlawn Gardens of Memory
530 Dobson Street
Kernersville, NC 27284

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