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Mary Joyner
In Memory of
Mary Ruth
Joyner (Whitten)
1938 - 2018
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Condolence From: Gloria & Tom Ashton
Condolence: Gloria and I express our sympathy to your family.
Wednesday May 30, 2018
Condolence From: Lenny & Sandy Renner
Condolence: Doug and Bobbie. So sorry to read of the passing of your mom. Good woman. Deeply loved by our community. It’s been many years since we’ve seen you all. Praying for peace and strength in the days and weeks ahead. Sandy
Monday May 28, 2018
Condolence From: Rosina Johnson
Condolence: My deepest sympathy to you all. I remember Mrs. Joyner well as my first grade substitute teacher. I always loved it when she was there because she gave the best hugs! I would always run to her for them because they always made me feel so safe and loved. Although that was many many years ago (50 years), I remember it as if it were yesterday. She was an excellent teacher who made learning fun. She will remain fondly in my memory. My prayers are with you all. May God comfort you as only He can.
Saturday May 26, 2018
Condolence From: D. Harris
Condolence: Dear Family, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear loved one and send you my sincere condolences. May you find comfort from God's word at Revelation 21:3,4 and John 5:28,29. Heartfelt prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Saturday May 26, 2018
Condolence From: Loretta Johnston
Condolence: Mary Ruth was an astounding educator and creative person who gave so much to all who were fortunate enough to be part of her life and career. My sympathy goes out to Vernon, Doug , Martha, and all of Mary Ruth's grandchildren for the loss of their amazing loved one.
Friday May 25, 2018
Condolence From: Ismet Nuri
Condolence: Sorry forr your loss.
Wednesday May 23, 2018
Condolence From: Larry and Susie Lovelady
Condolence: Susie and I were so saddened to hear of Ruth's death. I knew she had been ill, but even that never prepares us for a parent's death. It is so hard to lose one's mom. She was a gracious and lovely lady who always had that twinkle in her eye and that beautiful smile on her face. She always made me feel as though I were part of the Joyner family. I shall miss her and I know you all will. With love and sympathy. Larry and Susie Lovelady
Wednesday May 23, 2018
Condolence From: Yolanda Ford
Condolence: The Joyner family you have my deepest sympathy it was a pleasure to have known your love one she was a Angel.Just know that she is now resting in the arms of Jesus and singing in the heavenly choir.

Love always. Yolanda
Wednesday May 23, 2018
Condolence From: Jan Lower
Condolence: Dear Vernon, Gay & Doug. Please accept my heartfelt condolences on your family's loss. Mary Ruth was one of my favorite choir partners. Beautiful voice; beautiful lady. May your best memories of her give you comfort; may God give you peace.
Best regards,
Jan Lower
Boerne, TX
Wednesday May 23, 2018
Condolence From: Winston lutz
Condolence: Dear Doug and Martha Gay ,
Sorry to learn of your mothers death. Please tell your dad that I am sorry we will be unable to attend her services since we will be in Boston for a grandsons high school graduation.
You were lucky to have such kind and generous parents who were such a great asset to their students and community.
Tuesday May 22, 2018
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