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1935 Joyce 2021

Joyce Hodges Trail

June 5, 1935 — March 1, 2021

Joyce Hodges Trail (Granny Baby) 85 of Farmville, VA passed away on March 1,2021

Joyce was the daughter of James and Grace Hodges. She was preceded in death by husbands Ralph Mahan, Manford Underwood, Roland Barrett and Raymond Trail, also two son’s Ronald Dean Mahan Sr. ( Pug) and

Charles Edward Mahan (Sputnik).

Joyce was known as “Granny Baby” after being given this title 49 years ago by neighbor Pete Harris after her first grandchild was born. Granny Baby had a firecracker of a personality and everyone was drawn to her and her love for life, family and old cars. Her sense of humor would make you feel welcome, loved, and scared all at the same time. She was beautiful inside and out and her generosity could not be matched. “Granny Baby” will certainly be remembered for adventure and good times as there was never a dull moment while in her presence.

She is survived by a Son, Roger D. Mahan and his wife Brenda, A daughter Dianne Simpson Garrett and her husband Douglas Garrett. Two Step children, Peggy Shutta and her husband Paul, Jeff Trail and his wife Julie. A half- brother Barry Bucknam.

Grandchildren include Candi Mahan, Shawn Mahan and wife Morgan, Ronald Mahan Jr, Jeremy Mahan and wife Kelly, Billi Jo Wilkinson and husband Sterling, Madonna Brogan and her husband Micah, Stacia Brook Webb and her husband Travis, Danielle Bappert and husband David, Judson Simpson.

Great grandchildren Lauren Walls and her husband Justin, Walker Mahan, Meadow Mahan, Forest Mahan, Savannah Mahan, Austin Mahan, Tessa Mahan, Tate Wilkinson, Knox Wilkinson, Eden Brogan, Everly Brogan, Evangeline Brogan, Axton Webb, Austin Bappert and Bree Bappert.

Great-great grandchildren Reagan Walls and Raylee Walls

Many special nieces, nephews and cousins. Puckett Funeral Home is serving the family.

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