Vernon William Joyner

May 3, 2010


Vernon William Joyner age 79 of the 100 block of Collin Rd. in Murfreesboro died Monday, May 3, 2010 at his home. He was born December 17, 1930 in Hertford County to the late Solon Lee Joyner and Celesta Vaughan Joyner.

Mr. Joyner was a farmer and a member of Meherrin Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon for many years and was a past Chairman and was Sunday School director.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife Agnes Payne Joyner, a daughter Janet Joyner Stradley and her husband Paul of Youngsville, a granddaughter Maggie, and a sister Nellie Joyner Barnes of Ahoskie.

A Celebration of Life service will be held Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 11:00 AM at Meherrin Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Joshua Parsons and Rev. James Hester will officiate.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie and other times at their home.

Memorials may be made to Meherrin Baptist Church.

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Wendy Johnson Marks
13 years ago

Janet and family

Just a note to let you know I am thinking about you at this time. Your dad was a good man, and you were truly blessed to have had him in your life.

May God be with you.

Wendy Johnson Marks

Sheryl Stradley
13 years ago

My words are so inadequate to express how I feel. I’m so sorry for your loss. Vernon was a wonderful person and will be missed eternally. You are all in my prayers.

Andrea Whitaker
13 years ago

Janet and Mrs. Joyner…..May God’s love comfort you in this time of bereavement. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

With Deep Sympathy


Donny Venable
13 years ago

A true southern gentleman farmer if ever there was one. It was an honor and a pleasure to have known you.

Bill Stradley
13 years ago

My sympathies to my “other family.” I love you all…