The funeral service will be conducted at 3:00 P.M., Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at Zion Grove Baptist Church, White House Road, Montezuma, Georgia. Reverend Coley Clark, Jr. pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in Champ Waters Cemetery, 191 Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
D. Eddie was born August 27, 1936 to the late Eddie Lee Joiner and Winnie Lee Murray Joiner in Macon County, Georgia. He attended the old historic Flint River Farm High School under the leadership of the late Professor Lightfoot. He was married to the former Betty Joe Grant on January 5, 1973. D. Eddie was a member of Zion Grove Baptist Church, Whitehouse Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
After forty-six years of dedicated service, he retired in 2005 from Gold King (Southern Frozen Food, Inc.) as a Dump Operator. He was preceded in death by six siblings: A W. Joiner, Willie Clarence Joiner, Charlie B. Joiner, Johnny Mack Joiner, Eva Burke and Elnora Joiner.
Survivors are a devoted wife, Betty Joe Joiner, Montezuma, Georgia; five siblings, Ruthie Mae Howard, Ideal, Georgia, Mae Chambers, Miami, Florida, Ella Maude West (Bennie), Florida City, Florida, Susie Butler and Bertha Joiner, both of Montezuma, Georgia; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Louella Mann (Deacon James), Montezuma, Georgia, Betty Carr, Irvington, New Jersey, Willie Grant (Annie), Cordele, Georgia, and Larry Grant (Edna), Rex, Georgia; a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.