WAYNESBORO, Ga. - Mr. Howell Caloway Joyner Jr., 81, of Liberty Street, Waynesboro entered into rest Thursday, September 5, 2002, at University Hospital, Augusta. Mr. Joyner was a native of Burke County and lived most of his adult life in Waynesboro. He was retired from the Department of Army, Washington, D.C. as a civil servant, working at the Pentagon as a Civilian Logistics Officer. His retirement was in 1959. He returned to his hometown of Waynesboro, where hew as a freelance photographer working many years with the local newspaper, The True Citizen. Mr. Joyner was a Baptist and member of the First Baptist Church of Waynesboro. Survivors include his sister, Patricia Joyner Rackley, Waynesboro; a nephew, J. Frank Rackley III, Waynesboro; three great-nieces, Marie R. Fulmer, Helen R. Goodwin and Barbara C. Rackley, all of Virginia.; three great-great-nieces, Megan Fulmer, Alex Goodwin and Patricia Goodwin; and two great-great-nephews, Tommy Fulmer and Jesse Goodwin. Mr. Joyner was preceded in death by his parents, father, Howell C. Joyner Sr. in 1953 and mother, Marie Stephens Joyner in 1974. Graveside funeral services will be held Sunday, September 8, 2002, at 2 p.m. at Magnolia Cemetery, Waynesboro with the Rev. Henry Erwin officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home tonight, Saturday, September 7, 2002, from 6 to 8 p.m. DeLoach Funeral Homes, Inc., 842 Liberty Street, Waynesboro, Georgia 706-554-3531.
The Augusta Chronicle September 7, 2002