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.