Joyce Evelyn Faulk Marlow, 84, of Statesville, N.C., passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021, at her home.

Joyce was born in Rowan County on April 14, 1936, and was the daughter of the late Joseph and Annie Mae Sexton Faulk. She graduated from Statesville Senior High and worked for the school system for many years as an assistant teacher and bus driver at Cool Springs Elementary. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church. She was a member of the Red Hat Club and active at the Senior Center and enjoyed dancing at the Senior Center and playing cards.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, William Marlow.

She is survived by two sons, Tony Marlow (Cindy) of Statesville, and Lee Marlow of Statesville; one daughter, Tina Harmon (Ken) of Statesville; seven grandchildren and nineteen great grandchildren; and a sister, Hazel Elmore (Bob) of Pinehurst.

A visitation will be held at Temple Baptist Church on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. with a 2:30 p.m. funeral service to follow at Temple Baptist Church with Pastor Randy Mitchell officiating. Burial will follow in the Faith Church Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County at 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625 and online memorials can be made to the family at

Troutman Funeral Home is serving the family.

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