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Ruth O. Joyner NORFOLK - Ruth O. Joyner, 83, of the 2500 block of Woolsey St., passed away Feb. 10, 2011. She was born May 27, 1927, in Warren, County, North Carolina, and was a graduate of Littleton High School, in Littleton, N.C. She was a retired employee of AT&T and C & P Telephone, and a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, Marcus P. Joyner of Norfolk; a son, Charles P. Joyner and his wife Kerri of Virginia Beach; a daughter, Cynthia Joyner Micklos and her husband Glenn Micklos of Chesapeake; and five grandchildren, Katie Marie Joyner, and Cody Michael Joyner of Virginia Beach, Alyssa Kristin Bull, Mitchell Glenn Micklos and Connor Dylan Micklos, of Chesapeake. She is also survived by a sister, Tillie Swanson, of Spring Hill, Fla., and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends and relatives at Woodlawn Funeral Home, Norfolk, Monday, Feb. 14, between 6 and 8 p.m. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 15, in the chapel at Woodlawn, with interment following. Condolences may be offered online at www.woodlawngroup.com. Memorial donations may be made to Bethlehem United Methodist Church, 2668 NC Highway 58, Warrenton, NC 27589. The family would like to thank the staff of Pacifica Senior Living in Virginia Beach, and Odyssey Healthcare for the comfort they provided Ruth in her final days.

Published in The Virginian Pilot on Feb. 13, 2011
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