John T. Joyner

Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 11, 2007

WINDSOR—John Thomas &uot;Tom&uot; Joyner, 79, died Aug. 8, 2007 at Consulate Healthcare in Windsor.

Born in Southampton County on Sept. 15, 1927, he was the son of the late Leonard A. Joyner and Anna Elizabeth Britt Joyner.

He was a member of Tucker Swamp Baptist Church, Purdie Masonic Lodge #170, A.F.&A.M., and a retired truck driver.

He was predeceased by his wife, Hilda

Jones Joyner, and his wife, Mae Braswell Joyner.

Mr. Joyner is survived by a daughter, Brenda L. Joyner and husband, Rick Bodson of Smithfield; two sons, Larry Thomas Joyner and wife, Rita of Hopewell, and Leonard Davis Joyner and wife, JoAnne of Zuni; two sisters, Mildred J. Wilcox of Cocoa Beach, Fla. and Margaret J. Gordon of Zuni; and four grandchildren, Wesley T. Joyner, G. Laine Brittle, Hillarie J. Garner, and Bryan L. Brittle.


was predeceased by a daughter, Connie Joyner Brittle, and sisters, Minnie J. Billups, Eleanor J. Shea, and Louise J. Gordon,

a brother, Leonard Joyner, and a granddaughter, Amber L. Joyner.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. in the

Purviance Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home, Wakefield, with

the Rev. Steve Gupton officiating.

Burial with Masonic Rites will follow in Tucker Swamp Baptist Church Cemetery, Zuni.

The family will receive friends at the Purviance Chapel today from 6 until 8 p.m. and at other times at the residence of Len and JoAnne Joyner.

Memorial donations may be made to Windsor Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 636, Windsor, VA