Charlsie S. Joyner

Published 8:30 am Thursday, May 14, 2020

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MECHANICSVILLE, VA – Charlsie Stephenson Joyner, age 82, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at her home in White Plains, MD surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Charlsie Joyner was born on July 10, 1937 in Richmond, VA. Charlsie loved her family dearly and cherished time spent with them. Charlsie was a devoted member of both First Baptist Suitland, in Maryland, and Mechanicsville Baptist in Virginia.

Charlsie spent her career as a devoted wife and loving mother to her five children. She enjoyed camping, reading, and crocheting, these were among her many interests. Charlsie was loved by many and will be deeply missed by all that knew her.

Charlsie was preceded in death by her mother, Grace Stephenson Belcher and stepfather, Earl Belcher; husband of 62 years, James “Dick” Joyner, Sr.; sons, James R. “Ricky” Joyner Jr., and Herbert “Bert” Joyner; and a sister, Francis West.

Left to cherish Charlsie’s memories are son, Donald Keith Joyner of Richmond VA; daughters, Cheryl Logan (Tom) of Lexington, SC, and Loretta Joyner (Roy) of Indian Head, MD; Gwynne Shrader and Fran Faber whom she loved like sisters; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; sister in law, Carolyn Northcott of Ahoskie, NC; as well as special cousin, Cindy Wade of Chesapeake, VA.

A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Monday, May 18, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Roxobel-Kelford Cemetery, Roxobel, NC, with Rev. Anita Thompson, officiating.

In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to your local First Responders in memory of Charlsie Joyner.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Joyner family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting