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Mildred Francis Joyner Obituary

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Mildred Francis Joyner was born January 31, 1931, in Clarksville, Texas to Vernon Reed and Beatrice Crow Reed. She peacefully went to be with her Lord on March 19, 2020, in Rowlett, Texas with her loving husband of 64 years, Leb Joyner, by her side.

She was a beloved mother to her two children, the late Robert Holley and wife Charlsye of Arlington and Kim Staubus and husband Keith of Heath. She was blessed with four grandchildren whom she adored, Charles Holley, James Holley and wife Shawn, Austin Staubus and Addison Staubus, as well as one great-grandchild, Jonathan Holley.

Mildred worked as a reporter at the Lancaster Leader newspaper covering local news and human-interest stories. She also worked in the Cedar Valley College Continuing Education Department for many years. She and her husband were able to enjoy many wonderful years of retirement in Greenville and Rowlett, Texas. She was beloved by many of her dedicated caregivers later in life, whom she cherished.The family extends our deepest thanks and appreciation for their care and kindness.

She is also survived by her three brothers whom she loved deeply, Wayne Reed and wife Sally, Jimmy Reed and the late wife Fran, and Gerald Reed and wife Mickey all of Clarksville, Texas.

The most unselfish person you could ever meet, she left all who knew her better for having known her and having been loved by her.

A private service will be held on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 1:00pm. A link will be provided below on the day of the service to attend via livestream. Here is the link to view the livestream video of the service.

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