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Regina Rae Benner Joice

Regina Rae Benner Joice, 69, of Nebo, North Carolina, passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021 at Hospice of the Carolina Foothills.

A native of Portland, Maine, Regina was born June 04, 1952 to the late Reginald Raymond Benner and Virginia Mae Soper Benner. Her son, Wayne Edward Cupp, Jr., also preceded her in death.

Regina worked on various airlines as a welder, for which she held several certifications. Regina and her husband, Dwight, were married at the Thermal City Gold Mine, and they continued to make their home there for part of every year. Regina loved her grandchildren tremendously. A big animal lover, Regina enjoyed watching wildlife, and she owned all kinds of animals. She also loved quilting and was an awesome Gramie!

She is survived by her husband, William “Dwight” Joice; three grandchildren, Danylle Edwards (AJ), Jessie Cupp (Sam Samatmanivong), and Jamie Cupp (Chris Hernandez); seven great grandchildren; four siblings, Janice DeMille (William), David Benner, Larry Benner, and Peter Jenkins; and numerous extended family members.

In accordance with her wishes, no services will be held.

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A candle was lit in memory of Regina Joice

Peter Jenkins and Donna Flanagan Aug 16 2021 2:52 PM

You will truly be missed.We sure had lots of good times ,shad tree talks .Walmart trips.Puzzles. Fly high my friend.Until we meet again Love you.

Diane Oreilly Jul 22 2021 2:44 PM


Lynn Cupp Jul 20 2021 5:18 PM

Danylle, I am so sorry for your loss. I know your heart is broken. May your sweet memories ease your pain with joy. Prayers for all of you. Love

Ms. Cotter Jul 19 2021 6:14 PM

So sorry to hear about Gina ! She will be missed by all of u s ! She and I have been family since she was sixteen !!

Pa t Cupp Jul 19 2021 5:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Regina Joice

Ciera Williams Jul 19 2021 5:19 PM

We hated to hear this about Regina. She was such a sweet loving lady. We were very privilaged to have her work for us many years ago. The family will be in our prayers for the days ahead.

Barbara and Haley (NHHC) Jul 19 2021 1:29 PM