Ernestine Joyner OXFORD Ernestine Jett Joyner, 66, a resident of 318 Granville St., and a native of Catawba County, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at the UNC Cancer Center in Chapel Hill. She was the daughter of Esther Morgan Jett and the late James Jett, of Catawba County. She was an attorney and respected civil activist. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. Lacy L. Joyner; a daughter, Jocelyn J. Simmons, of Snellville, Ga.; a son, Lacy L. Joyner Jr., of Greensboro; two sisters, Nellis Cole, of Flint, Mich. and Joyce Jett, Hickory; five brothers, Jason Jett, of New York, N.Y., Jarrell Jett, of Hickory, Nathaniel Jett, of Columbus, S.C., James Jett Jr., of High Point, and Jerome Jett, of Hermitage, Tenn.; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, Dec. 15, at 12 p.m., at Furst Baptist Church in Oxford, officiated by the Rev. Edward Davis Jr. Burial will be in Meadowview Memorial Park in Oxford. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, CB #7295 UNC-CH, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7295. Please state "In Memory of Ernestine Joyner" in the memo line if writing a check or money order. Contributions can also be made online at http://www.unclineberger.org/lineberger. Click on "Make A Gift" on the right. On this screen, it will ask for the donation amount and it will say please designate my gift to: . Please select Breast Cancer. After hitting add donation, the remainder of the form will appear. You will have to fill out the form. At the bottom under tribute information, select In Memory of and type in Ernestine Joyner. Arrangements are by Wright Funeral Home, Oxford. 919-693-8870 email@example.com.
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Published in Hickory Daily Record on December 13, 2012