Born: October 9th, 1925
Died: March 17th, 2023
GREENSBORO– Edna Joyner passed away peacefully on March 17, 2023, at Brookdale Assisted Living in Asheboro, NC. She was 97 years old.
Edna was born on October 9, 1925 in Nash County, NC to the late Zack and Effie King. Edna was a graduate of Red Oak High School in Red Oak, NC. After graduation, she worked at State Capital Insurance, Nehi Bottling and Kress. After moving to Greensboro, NC in 1954, she was employed by Guilford Bank. Edna retired from Kraft Inc. in 1990. She also worked at the voting polls for 4 years. Edna was a member of the Salem Community Baptist Church.
Edna was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Jesse Mason Joyner. Also, by brothers, Vernon and Clilfton King, Sisters Marie Matus, Viola Hall, Ruby Lee Griffin, and Myrtle Bass.
Edna is survived by her sons, Danny (Leila) of Greensboro, NC and Alex Joyner of Pleasant Garden, NC, Sisters Lois Jean (Howard) Hudnell and Mavis (Charlie) Armstrong of Rocky Mount, NC, Granddaughter Tamara (Brian) Lillis of High Point, NC, and Great Grandchildren Luke and Kristin.
A graveside Service will be held at 2:00 PM on March 21, 2023 at Rocky Mount Memorial Park with the Reverend Danny Joyner officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Salem Community Baptist Church, 4502 Swift Creek School Rd. Whitakers, NC 27891.
Arrangements entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.johnsonfuneralsandcremations.com.