Obituary: Janet Elizabeth Jackson Joyner


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Janet Elizabeth Jackson Joyner was born to Wallace Gladstone Jackson and Fonda Hester Jackson in Des Moines, Iowa, on Nov. 16, 1934. She graduated from Earlham High School, Earlham, Iowa, and attended Earlham College, Richmond, Ind. She was married to David William Joyner in Earlham, Iowa, June 14, 1953.

Janet was preceded in death by her husband David Joyner, her father, Wallace Jackson, her mother, Fonda Jackson, her brother, William Jackson, and her daughter, who died at birth.

She is survived by her sister, Jane Jackson Drury of Tecumseh, Mich.; sons, William David Joyner (Claudia Cordaro) of Noblesville, John Wallace Joyner of Indianapolis, and Daniel Cebren Joyner of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Michael Joyner, Joan Joyner Moore (Matthew Moore), and great-grandchildren, Shane Lee, Layla Joyner, Elizabeth Joyner, Kaiya Moore, Isaac Moore and Gabriel Moore.

Family and friends will gather at 4 p.m. May 21 at Carmel Friends Church, 651 W. Main St., where the Celebration of Life Service will begin at 5 p.m.

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