Joyce Irene Lester, age 61, of Woodlawn, passed away Sunday, April 28, 2013 at Twin County Regional Hospital. She was born November 5, 1951 in Carroll County. She is preceded in death by her husband, Curtis Lester; father, Johnson Robert Frazier; sisters, Teresa, Wanda and Berdene; two grandchildren, Braegan and ZaRyah. Survivors include daughter, Jackie Newman and husband, Matthew “Matt” of Galax; two step daughters, Sheena Akers of Dublin, VA and Star Johnson of Orlando, FL.; one step son, Tim Newman of Laurel Springs, NC; mother, Clara Bell Frazier of Austinville, VA.; one sister, Patsy; three brothers, Ralph, Robert “RF” and Darrel; seven step grandchildren, Crystal, Vickie, Anita, Ashley, Brooke, Houston and Temperance. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at Twin County Funerals Sanctuary beginning at 5pm. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Twin County Funerals is serving the Lester family. Online condolences can be made at www.twincountyfunerals.com.