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Dec. 16, 1925-June 30, 2012

Ethelene Joyner Brandt, 86, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at her home surrounded by her family.

Ethelene was born in Nash County on Dec. 16, 1925 to the late James Rufus Joyner and Lula Dorsey Joyner. She was married to the late Donald Harrison Brandt Sr. Ethelene was a member of Victory Free Will Baptist Church. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. She will always be loved by her children and will be greatly missed by those who knew her.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the chapel of Seymour Funeral Home with Rev. Fred Crank officiating. Private interment will be Thursday, July 5, 2012, in Wayne Memorial Park.

Ethelene is survived by her daughters, Judy B. Jackson and husband, Gary of Goldsboro and Jean B. Best of Goldsboro; her son, Donald H. Brandt Jr. of Boise, Idaho; grandchildren, Lisa B. Tyndall, Lori B. Webb, Harrison Foster, Anita Pickard, Darren Brandt and Katie Best; and great-grandchildren, Hunter Franks, Mason Franks, Noah O'Neal, Ella Pickard, Mia Pickard, Nicholas Webb, Olivia Webb, Cameron Foster and Ella Foster.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Elton Brandt; her sister, Virginia Privette; and her brothers, Clinton Joyner and Lee Joyner; her son-in-law, Bill Best.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening following the service at Seymour Funeral Home and other times at her home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alzheimer's North Carolina, Inc., P.O. Box 10608, Goldsboro, N.C. 27532 or to Samaritans Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, N.C. 28607.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.


Published in Obituaries on July 2, 2012 1:50 PM