The funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 30, 2014 at the Zion Grove Baptist Church, Whitehouse Road, Montezuma, Georgia. The Reverend Coley Clark, Jr., Pastor, will officiate. Interment will follow in the Champ Waters Cemetery, 191 Twin Church Road, Montezuma, Georgia.
Mrs. Susie Joiner Butler was born August 18, 1940 in Montezuma, Macon County, Georgia to the late Eddie Lee Joiner and Winnie Lee Murray Joiner. Seven siblings preceded her in death: D. Eddie Joiner, A. W. Joiner, Willie Clarence Joiner, Charlie B. Joiner, Johnny Mack Joiner, Eva Burke and Elnora Joiner.
Susie was educated in the public school system of Macon County, where she received her high school education from the historic Flint River Farm High School under the leadership of the late Professor Lightfoot. She was married to the late Memphis Butler and was a member of the Zion Grove Baptist Church. After many years of dedicated service, she retired from Southern Frozen Foods, Inc. of Montezuma, Georgia.
Wilde wrote these word in a poem, “What is beautiful is a joy for all season and a possession for all eternity.” She leaves behind a loving and devoted companion, Sammie Fobbs, Montezuma, Georgia; a loving and devoted son, Marvin Joiner, Montezuma, Georgia; two grandchildren, Jennifer Johnson Matthews and Jessica Evans Barnett, both of Atlanta, Georgia; five great grandchildren, Marquiez Evans, Bernard Johnson, Kelvin, Zyunquitda Matthew, and Devin Barnett; four siblings, Ruthie Mae Howard, Ideal, Georgia, Mae Chambers, Miami, Florida, Ella Maude (Bennie) West, Florida city, Florida and Bertha Joiner, Montezuma, Georgia; sister-in-law, Betty Joe Joiner, Montezuma, Georgia; and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, other relatives and beloved friends.