Bereavement and Homegoing

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Valerie B. Joy

Passed 04/14/2023


Obituary For Valerie B. Joy

Greetings Metropolitan Family,

Please keep Ms. Dolores Joy and Family lifted in your prayers in the passing of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Valerie B. Joy.

Valerie Barbara Joy, 102, entered eternal rest on Friday, April 14, 2023. She is survived by three daughters, Valerie (Wayne) Taylor, Min. Donna Truelove, and Sheila Joy; one son Robert who predeceased her; ten grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren, and thirteen great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and many friends.

Final arrangements for Mrs. Valerie B. Joy:

Thursday, April 27, 2023

Wake: 10:00 AM

Service: 11:00 AM

Metropolitan Baptist Church

1200 Mercantile Lane

Largo, MD 20774

Services entrusted to:

McGuire Funeral Home

7400 Georgia Ave NW

Washington, DC 20012

(202) 882-6600*Metropolitan is hosting this service for our member, Ms. Dolores Joy

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