Robert Murl Joiner

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Robert Murl Joiner, age 80, was born on Dec. 1, 1932, in Rector to the late Arvil and Dollie (Patten) Joiner. He passed from this life on Thursday Feb. 28, 2013 at the Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould, Arkansas. Murl was of the Baptist faith, and was a veteran.

Murl was preceded in death by his parents and one son, Macolm Collier.

Mr. Joiner is survived by his wife, Lonnie Jean Joiner; four sons, Robbie Joiner of Dyersburg, Tenn., Mickey Wallace of Chesapeake Bay, Va., Randy Joiner of Paragould and Ronnie Joiner of Beech Grove; three daughters, Teresa Collier of Kennett, Zelda Horton of Rector and Rhonda Jones of Paragould; one brother, Marvin Joiner of Rector; 27 grandchildren and seven great- grandchildren along with a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services were held Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Irby Funeral Home Chapel in Rector with Bro. Jay Hick officiating with interment to follow at Woodland Heights Cemetery in Rector.

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