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Joyce Rothe Farr

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness that we announce the passing of Joyce Rothe Farr, who departed this earthly life on Tuesday, May 16th, 2023, after a long battle with cancer. Joyce was a special person who touched the lives of many through her kindness, generosity, and unwavering love for her family and friends.

Joyce began her life's journey in Birmingham, where she spent her childhood before adventuring to the vibrant streets of New Orleans. Her teenage years unfolded amidst the charm of Toomsuba, Mississippi. It was during her time at Howard College (now Samford) that she met and married David Farr, from Lanett, AL. They had a son, Alan, who now resides in Charlottesville, VA.

In her early adulthood, Joyce embarked on a career as an elementary school teacher. Later in life, she entered the world of retail sales, where she delighted in connecting with others and sharing her warmth and expertise. From the enchanting aisles of Dolly Dears to the captivating wonders of The Mole Hole, and the elegance of J. Jill, Joyce lent her vibrant spirit and unwavering dedication to serving customers.

Joyce led a fulfilling life, dedicating time and energy to her friends and family, and to a passion for dolls and a variety of creative pursuits. From a tender age, she discovered a profound fascination with dolls, their intricate details, and the stories they silently whispered. This affection bloomed into a lifelong journey of amassing a diverse and remarkable collection that mesmerized all who beheld it. Beyond doll collecting, Joyce enjoyed a myriad of crafting and creative endeavors. She eagerly immersed herself in sewing, crochet, needlepoint, making Christmas decorations, quilting, and countless other artistic pursuits. With nimble fingers and an imaginative mind, Joyce conjured breathtaking pieces that became treasured heirlooms and keepsakes.

As we bid farewell to Joyce, let us celebrate her life and the positive impact she had on those around her. We take solace in the countless memories that will forever be etched in our hearts. May Joyce's beloved soul find eternal peace, and may we all strive to honor her memory by living with the same kindness, compassion, and love that she exemplified.

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