covid 19 information
Joyce Thomas

Joyce Thomas

Margaret Joyce Thomas, 92, passed away Saturday, May 16, 2020, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Joyce was born July 22, 1927, in Cary, N.C. a daughter of the late Cleveland Baxter and Calla Fuquay Smith. 

She graduated from Cary High School.  Joyce attended nurses training at Mary Elizabeth Hospital in Raleigh, NC, and began her registered nursing career at Bowman Gray Hospital in Winston-Salem, NC. 

Joyce and her husband Harry owned and operated the Toggery Shoppe in North Myrtle Beach, and Joan Crosby Shop in Myrtle Beach for over forty years.  She was a member of the Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church, North Myrtle Beach Pilot Club, and the Nurses Association.

She is survived by her husband of sixty-five years, Harry E. Thomas, son, Steve Thomas and wife Janet of Dunedin, FL, daughters, Sandy Logan and husband Al of Longs, SC, and Kim Humbles and husband Frank of Charleston, SC, grandson, Grayson Thomas of Dunedin, FL, and granddaughter, Madison Thomas of College Station, TX, and her wonderful caregivers, Brenda Crawford and Angela Edge who were like family.

A private service will be held for the family at Southern Palms Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Ocean Drive Presbyterian Church 410-6th Ave S. North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 or North Myrtle Beach Pilot Club PO Box 971 North Myrtle Beach, SC 29579. 

Friends may go to McMillan-Small website ( to send a condolence message to the Thomas family.

Event Title Categories Start Date/Time
No Entries

Leave a Condolence
Condolence Message:
Name Condolence(s)
Teresa Moise
Created On: 05/22/2020 16:41:32

I am so sorry to hear of Mrs. Joyce’s passing. I knew her through our fitness classes at the Fitness Center in Loris. She was so delightful! Just recently, I came across recipes that she had handwritten & given to me. Cherish your memories of her.

James M. Thomas II
Lafayette, LA
Created On: 05/22/2020 15:56:18

Uncle Harry and family, may the love and peace of our Lord comfort y'all during this time of loss.

mary c frank
Myrtle beach sc29572
Created On: 05/20/2020 22:51:56

I am so sad to read this. May peace be with all at this very sad time.

Diane DeVaughn Stokes
Myrtle Beach
Created On: 05/20/2020 14:19:31

Harry and family,
May God hold you all close to His heart and my you feel the love of all your family and friends near and far during this very difficult time.
Hugs and prayers

Kitty and Louis D’Angelo
Little River, SC
Created On: 05/19/2020 16:33:47

A very special lady that we all admired. A special member of the Pilot Club and loved by all. Our sincere sympathy to the entire Thomas Family.

Craig Hill
Created On: 05/19/2020 15:35:18

What a great lady. Harry and family, I am so sorry.
Craig Hill
Rotary Club of Little River

Sally Horne Tipton
Myrtle Beach
Created On: 05/19/2020 13:22:50

Heaven has certainly gained an Angel! What a lovely lady she always was. Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Merideth & Gerald Smith
North Myrtle Beach
Created On: 05/19/2020 12:32:01

Harry and family. May you have peace in the days to come with all of your wonderful memories of a wonderful lady.