Blonnie T. Joyner

Published 5:01 pm Tuesday, December 1, 2020

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AHOSKIE – Blonnie Marie Terry Joyner, age 77, of Richard Street, passed away on Monday, November 30, 2020 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. Joyner was born on September 27, 1943 to Redden Terry, Sr. and Eula Outlaw Terry in Ahoskie, NC. Blonnie married the love of her life in 1961 and to this marriage was born seven children. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend. Blonnie loved being a homemaker and taking care of her family, however she did enjoy getting out and grading peanuts in the fall. She was an avid reader, enjoyed shopping, riding the roads with friends, and sending cards for all occasions. Blonnie was a giver, she always said, “the more you give, the more you receive” and was very fitting that Christmas was her favorite holiday. She loved her family and will be deeply missed by those who knew her.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Susan Harmon; two sons, Ronald and Steven Joyner; daughter-in-law, Wendy Joyner; sisters, Naomi Cooke and Mary Della Pierce; and brother, Ellis Gene Terry.

Blonnie is survived by her loving husband Julian; two daughters, Peggy Walston and husband Perry of Ahoskie, and Tammy Evans and husband Mike of Murfreesboro; two sons, Mike Joyner of Aulander, David A. Joyner and wife Josie of Colerain; son-in-law, Linwood Harmon of Aulander; five granddaughters, Tonya Thompson and husband Neal of Aulander, Melissa Wommack and husband Kenny of Ahoskie, Ashley Walston Poole and husband Sean of Wake Forest, Brittany Walston of Ahoskie, and Elizabeth Joyner of Colerain; five grandsons, Perry Walston, III of Ahoskie, Michael Joyner, II of Aulander, Matthew Joyner of Aulander, David T. Joyner of Colerain, and Chase Evans of Murfreesboro; four great-grandsons, Charlie Thompson, Landon Thompson, Nathan Wommack, and Gabriel Wommack; two great-granddaughters, Charlotte Poole, and Savannah Poole; sister, Barbara Trail of Aulander; two brothers, Reggie Terry of Aulander, and Robert Terry and wife Laverne of Aulander; along with many nieces, nephews, and extended family and friends.

A private family celebration of life memorial service will be held on Thursday, December 3, 2020, at 11 a.m. at the Chapel of Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, with a public graveside interment following at Job Cemetery, Aulander, NC. The family ask that everyone wear face coverings and practice social distancing during this time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that memorial contributions may be made directly to Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, PO Box 908, Ahoskie, NC 27910 or online by visiting fund, type: Blonnie 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