Mrs. Mary Nell Joyner, age 69, of Sugar Valley, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 in Gordon Hospital following an extended illness.
Mrs. Joyner was born in Walker County on February 18, 1949, daughter of the late James Cordell Nixon and the late Hazel Louise Smith Nixon. He was a homemaker and was a member of the Welcome Gap Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a son Timothy Nixon.
Survivors include husband Wally Keith Joyner; 3 daughters, Natasha Blakely (Dale), Ringgold, Kerri McEver, Calhoun, and Angela Southerland (Gene), Cartersville; 1 son, Wally Keith Joyner, II, (Regina), Chatsworth; 5 brothers, Richard Nixon (Leyna), Columbus, Mike Nixon (Linda), Calhoun, Larry Nixon (Rose), Summerville, Anthony Nixon (Tina) Rockmart, and Phillip Nixon (Debbie) Gaylesville, AL; 1 sister, Rita Brock (Larry), Summerville; 4 grandchildren, several nieces and nephews also survive.
In keeping with her wishes, Mrs. Joyner was cremated.
The family will receive friends on Monday, April 16, 2018 from 3pm-4pm at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel. At other hours they may be contacted at the residence.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel has charge of the arrangements.