Elizabeth Hardy Joyner

August 23, 1928 ~ February 28, 2022 (age 93)


Elizabeth Hardy Joyner, 93, died peacefully at MacGregor Downs on February 28, 2022 with her daughters by her side.

Elizabeth (Lib) was born in Jason, NC to Hugh Valentine Hardy and Mary Forbes Hardy on August 23, 1928 and lived in Farmville most of her adult life.

She was an active member of Farmville First Baptist Church serving on numerous committees throughout the years and was employed there as church secretary from 1976-1993.

A private graveside service will be held at Forest Hills Cemetery with a memorial service to be held at a later date.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Forbes Joyner, Jr., and her brother, Hugh Forbes Hardy.

She is survived by her two daughters, Lou Leary Dennis of Raleigh; Mary Beth Owens and her husband Mark West Owens III of Greenville; three grandchildren, West Owens (Meredith), Austin Dennis (Kris), and Mary Kathryn Owens.  She is also survived by her niece, Suzanne Hardy Castlebury of Raleigh.

It is with deepest gratitude that the family thanks each staff member at MacGregor Downs for their unwavering care, support, and attention.  You brought her comfort and brightened her days.

Memorials may be made to Farmville First Baptist Church, 3653 East Wilson Street, Farmville, NC 27828 or the Farmville Rescue & EMS Inc., P.O. Box 351, Farmville, NC  27828.

Arrangements are being made by Farmville Funeral Home.

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