Obituaries

John B. "Duke" Joyner 1934 - 2009 Kansas City, Kan.

Services for “Deacon John” “Duke” B. Joyner Jr., 75, of Kansas City, Kan., will be at noon Thursday, Nov. 12, at Community Baptist Church, 1300 Meadowlark Lane, Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be in Edwardsville Cemetery.
Mr. Joyner died Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009, surrounded by his family and friends at Providence Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan.
He was born April 30, 1934, in Clarksdale, Miss., the son of Beatrice and John Joyner Sr. He was raised in Decatur, Ill.
He and his wife, Lela May Joyner, moved in 1966 to Kansas City, Kan.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Joyner, and three children, Danny, Ron and Karen.
The family will receive friends at a visitation from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday prior to the service at the church.
Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs, is handling arrangements.