02/08/11 — SARAH L. JOYNER

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Nov. 6, 1952-Feb. 5, 2011

Sarah Leigh Joyner, 58, 413 Beechwood Drive, died Saturday evening.

Born in Pitt County, she was the daughter of the late Cecil A. Jr. and Elizabeth Moore Lilley.

She was a professor's assistant at the North Carolina State Veterinarian School in Raleigh.

She was a member of First Christian Church in Grifton, and a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at Wayne Community College.

A service to celebrate the life of Sarah will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. David Cox officiating. Burial will follow in Wayne Memorial Park.

Family members will greet friends Tuesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home, and at other times will be at the home.

Mrs. Joyner is survived by her husband, William T. Joyner; two sons, William T. Joyner Jr. and wife, Kelly F. Joyner, of Clayton and Gregory T. Joyner and wife, Michelle Joyner, of Zebulon; a daughter, Angela Joyner Lane and husband, Will Lane, of Chapel Hill; a brother, Cecil "Al" Lilley of Grifton; two sisters, Linda Lilley Murphy of Knightdale and Cynthia Anne Lilley of Grifton; and three grandchildren.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the family, and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.


Published in Obituaries on February 8, 2011 1:48 PM