Charlsie Stephenson Joyner

July 10, 1937 - May 12, 2020

07/10/1937 - 05/12/2020

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Monday May 18, 2020
2:00 pm

MECHANICSVILLE, VA – Charlsie Stephenson Joyner, age 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at her home in White Plains, MD surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Charlsie Joyner was born on July 10, 1937 in Richmond, VA. Charlsie loved her family dearly and cherished time spent with them. Charlsie was a devoted member of both First Baptist Suitland, in MD and Mechanicsville Baptist in VA. Charlsie spent her career as a devoted wife and loving mother to her 5 children. She enjoyed camping, reading, and crocheting, these were among her many interests. Charlsie was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Charlsie was preceded in death by her mother, Grace Stephenson Belcher and stepfather, Earl Belcher; husband of 62 years, James “Dick” Joyner, Sr.; and sons, James R. “Ricky” Joyner Jr., and Herbert “Bert” Joyner; Sister Francis West.

Left to cherish Charlsie’s memories are son, Donald Keith Joyner of Richmond VA; daughters; Cheryl Logan (Tom) of Lexington, SC and Loretta Joyner (Roy) of Indian Head, MD; Gwynne Shrader and Fran Faber whom she loved like sisters; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister in law, Carolyn Northcott of Ahoskie, NC; as well as special cousin, Cindy Wade of Chesapeake, VA.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 2:00 PM, at Roxobel-Kelford Cemetery, Roxobel, NC, with Rev. Anita Thompson, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to your local First Responders in memory of Charlsie Joyner.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Joyner family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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Dayna Johnson
3 years ago

I will always cherish the memories of the yearly Wade’s Fish Fries that Charlsie and Dick attended! They always helped with any preparation and clean up .Those times with family and friends gave us some of the best laughs, most fun, and unforgettable memories! Thank you for being special. Love, Dayna

Robert and Shelly Kidd
3 years ago

Loved your Dad and Mother. Please know you all are in our thoughts and prayers