Mrs. Annie Bess Joyner Lewis Langley, 89, died Wednesday, March 26, 2014. The funeral service will be conducted Saturday at 11 a.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park.
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Mrs. Langley, a native of Pitt County, was a graduate of Belvoir-Falkland High School. A homemaker, she was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother who took care of her family and home. For several years, she was employed with Brody Department Store, and was a member of Gum Swamp Original Free Will Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter and Annie Hathaway Joyner; first husband, Earl C. Lewis; second husband, J.M. Langley; sister, Alice J. Crisp; and brothers, Verlon and Marshall Joyner.
She is survived by her son, Earl Clinton Lewis Jr. and wife, Nadean, of Greenville; step-grandchildren, Dawn Forbes and Sherry Bowers and husband, Chris; step-great-grandchild, Christopher Bowers; daughter, Ginger Lewis Davis, of Windermere, Fla.; grandchildren, Lara Hitchcock and husband, Glenn and Tiffany Jacobs and husband, Chris; great-grandchildren, Madeline and Hailey Hitchcock; stepsons, Dennis Langley and wife, Jennifer, of Maccesfield and Phil Langley and wife, Rose, of Raleigh; stepdaughter, Ann Allen, of Rocky Mount; six step-great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; sisters, Jean Haddock and husband, Snodie, of Ayden and Laverne Brock and husband, Jack, of Winterville; brothers, Brown Joyner, of Tulsa, Okla., Marvin Joyner and wife, Opal, of Charlottesville, Va., Willis Joyner, of Fort Worth, Texas, Donald C. Joyner and wife, Lula, of Greenville and Jimmy H. Joyner and wife, Patricia, of Graham.
The family will receive friends Saturday from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Gum Swamp Original Free Will Baptist Church, 2072 Gum Swamp Church Road, Greenville, NC 27834 or First Free Will Baptist Church of Tarboro, 3150 Western Blvd., Tarboro, NC 27886.
Online condolences at www.wilkersonfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Daily Reflector on Mar. 28, 2014
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