Joyce Carol Bennett Hornsby


Joyce Carol Bennett Hornsby, age 74, of Ghent, WV passed away Thursday, February 21, 2019.
Born on April 25, 1944, at Abraham, she was the daughter of the late Luther Bennett and Mogene Tincher Bennett.
Mrs. Hornsby was a homemaker and caregiver. She was a member of New Salem Baptist Church at Abraham and enjoyed sewing in her spare time.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Hornsby; by siblings, Leona Plumley, Nila Gay Canterbury, Aubrey Bennett, Everett Bennett, Bennie Bennett and Daris Bennett.
Those survivors left to cherish her memory include her children, James Hornsby and wife Kay of Forest, VA, Lisa Meinhardt of Farmington, MO, and Robert Hornsby and wife Kathy of Table Rock; brothers, Danny Bennett of Abraham, Jerry Bennett and wife Connie of Abraham, Roger Bennett of Delta, PA, Ricky Bennett of Abraham, and Jimmy Bennett of Carlin, NV; sisters, Reba Bennett of Beaver, Rosa Adkins and husband Donnie of Glade Springs, Ruth Watson and husband Gary of Beckley, and Eileen Bennett of CA; six grandchildren: Jane, Susan, Dewayne, Matt, Dylan, and Morgan; great grandchildren: Micah, Elijah, Willow, and Ezekiel.
Funeral services will be conducted at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel on Sunday, February 24, 2019 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev. Ernie Junior Moye officiating. Burial will follow at New Salem Baptist Church Cemetery at Abraham. Friends may visit with the family from 12:30 p.m. until service time on Sunday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be Doug Hornsby Jr., Melvin Hornsby, Timmy Bennett, Robert Hornsby, Dylan Hornsby and Dewayne Hornsby.
Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at
Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home Shady Spring Chapel, 729 Flat Top Road, Shady Spring, WV.
Published on February 22, 2019
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Tom Massie
Feb 23, 2019
A thought of comfort and condolences to the family. Wishing you all peace and love during this time of grief.