Joyce Bright


Mrs. Joyce T. Bright, 91, of North Canton, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. She was born Dec. 13, 1931, in Accomack County, to the late Paul and Eloise Wallace. She grew up in Wachapreague before moving to Ohio.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Eloise and Paul Wallace; brothers, Donnie, Mickey, Bobby, and Dickie; sister-in-law, Betty Ann Wallace; brother-in-law, Joe Carruthers; son, Wallace Bright; daughter, Deborah Neifert; great-grandson, Mason Weitzel, and other beloved family members.

Joyce is survived by her son, Dize (Norma) Bright; daughter, Michele (Tom) Zeno; sister, Loretta Carruthers; eight grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and seven great- great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

In honoring Joyce’s wishes, she will be cremated, and there will be a private family service held at Reed Funeral Home’s North Canton Chapel. To share a fond memory, please visit:

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