Joyce Anne Donaldson Winders, 84, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on Wednesday, November 4, 2020, at Elmcroft of Salisbury.

Joyce was born to the late Ervin and Rebecca (Gillespie) Donaldson in Iredell County on October 24, 1936. She graduated from Mooresville High School in 1955. She was a loving and faithful lifelong member of Fairview United Methodist Church, Mt. Mourne. She truly loved her church and her church family. Joyce worked at Eddie’s Grocery in Mooresville for many years and later worked for Iredell-Statesville Schools as a cafeteria cook.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Winders was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Walter Elwood Winders; and her brother, William “Winky” Donaldson.

She is survived by her children, Andy Winders (Gina) of Salisbury, N.C., and Tara Cashion (Pressley) of Boiling Springs, N.C.; grandchildren, Seth Winders (Carla) and their children, Laryn and Mason, and Meghann McKnight (Carl) and their children, Logan, Tripp, Levi and Cash; and siblings, Ervin Donaldson, Ray Donaldson, Faye Ketchie (Roger), Lura Dorton (Ray) and Vonnie Collins.

A funeral service will be held at Fair View United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 8, 2020, at 3 p.m. with Rev. Susan Harrison officiating. Burial will immediately follow the funeral at the church cemetery.

The family understands if you are unable to attend due to COVID-19. Please do what you feel is safe for yourself.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Trellis Supportive Care Rowan, 301 S Main Street Suite 105, Salisbury, NC 28144 or to Fair View UMC, 1430 Mecklenburg Highway, Mooresville, NC 28115.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, is serving the Winders family. Condolences may be made to the family at