The obituary of Maggie Joyner.

Wilson Daily Times, 31 May 1949.


In the 1930 census of Jackson township, Nash County, North Carolina: sawmill laborer Herbert Joyner, 36; wife Laura, 36; and children Mary L., 7, Maggie, 4, and Herbert Jr., 3.

In the 1940 census of Oldfields township, Wilson County: farmer Hurbert Joyner, 44; wife Lauria, 44; and children Lizzie, 17, Maggie, 14, Hurbert, 13, James, 10, Clee E., 7, and Theodo, 1.

Maggie Leona Joyner died 30 May 1949 at Mercy Hospital in Wilson. Per her death certificate, she was born 23 May 1925 in Nash County to Herbert Joyner and Laura Chissel [Chisolm]; was single; lived in Sims; and worked as a farm laborer. She was buried in Granite Point cemetery. [Whose location I am still trying to determine.]

Clipping courtesy of J. Robert Boykin III.

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