EDWARD LEE JOINER, MAGEE, MS

Edward Lee Joiner, 73, of Magee passed away Monday, May 10, 2010, at Hospice Ministries, Ridgeland, MS. Edward was born in Oxford, MS on February 12, 1937, a son of the late Mary (Womack) and Richard  Joiner.  He was married to May Lee (Barber) Joiner who survives him.  Edward, a retired chef from Sanatorium, Boswell and Millcreek, is survived by:  two daughters, Barbara Kay McDonald of AL, and Shemicia Barber of Pearl; five sons, Romanuel Barber, Joey Barber, Erin Barber, and Jimmy Joiner, all of Mendenhall; Scott Coleman of Wisconsin, and a step son, Rev. Lowery (Bill) Griffith, of Magee.  He is survived by fifteen grandchildren.

Edward is also survived by three sisters: Docia Easterling, of Chicago, IL; Marilyn Pepper, of Iowa; Deborah Payne, of Mendenhall; and two brothers, Charles Joiner, of Prentiss, and Jerry Joiner, of Mendenhall.

Visitation will be at Tutor Funeral Home, Magee, on Friday, May 14, 2010, from 5 pm to 8 pm.   Religious services will be held Saturday, May 15, 2010, at 11:00 am in the Tutor Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Paul Fleming and Rev. Lowery (Bill) Griffith officiating.

Interment with military honors will be  in Southern Memorial Gardens, Magee, MS.