Evelyn S. Joyner

Published 1:00 pm Thursday, January 24, 2013

FRANKLIN—Evelyn Speight Joyner, 93, widow of George S. Joyner, passed away on January 23, 2013.

Evelyn was born in Chowan County, N.C., a daughter of the late Joseph and Elizabeth Eason Speight.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Burnell and Emmett Speight.

She was retired from Roses Department Store.

She is survived by her daughter, DD Turner and husband, Mike; son, Roland Lee Joyner Sr. and wife, Brenda; three grandchildren, Justin Rainey, Roland L. Joyner Jr. and Dillon S. Joyner; and two sisters-in-law, Jean T. Joyner and Billie J. Wood.

A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. James H. Hyatt Jr. officiating. The burial will follow at Southampton Memorial Park.

There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Franklin Congregational Christian Church.