Published 10:07 am Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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Columbus, NC–Joyce A Prince, 81, of Columbus, NC, passed away peacefully in her home on Saturday, April 18, 2020.


Born in Charlotte, NC, she was the daughter of the late Ralph G Allen, Sr. and Adelaide Watkins Allen. Ms. Prince was a loving mother and a talented homemaker.

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Surviving is one daughter, Lynette P Attwood of Columbus, NC and one son, Mark A Prince (Tawnia) of Denver, Co. One brother, Ralph G Allen, Jr. (Ann) of Orlando, FL and one brother, Steven L Allen (Colleen) of Pickens, SC. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her former husband, J F (Jim) Prince, Sr. and one son, J F (Skip) Prince, Jr.


A celebration of life gathering will be held at the home of her daughter, Lynette P. Attwood, Columbus, NC at a later time.


Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, P.O. Box 336, Forest City, NC 28043.


An online guest register is available at


McFarland Funeral Chapel & Crematory