Elwanda Lois Joiner, age 88, of Falls of Rough, KY, passed away Saturday, (October 5, 2013).
She was born on March 20, 1925 in Yeaman, KY, the daughter of the late W.B. and Pinkie Beatrice Sarver Smith.
She retired in 1981 as a teacher from the Grayson County School System. She enjoyed sewing, cooking, and quilting. She and her husband Leon were married in 1950. She was a member, and also taught Sunday school, in the Yeaman Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband, Leon Joiner of Falls of Rough; one son, Jerry Joiner of Gainesville, FL; two grandchildren, Melisa Militello, and James Leon Joiner, both of Florida; three great-grandchildren, Sam L. Militello, Molly L. Militello, and Juliet Jaimes Joiner, all of Florida; and one sister, Marion Fentress of Louisville.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Walter and Clell Smith; and one sister, Mary Lou Beeler.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, (October 12, 2013) at the Dermitt Funeral Home in Leitchfield. Bro. Titus Black will be officiating. Burial will be in the Porter Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the Dermitt Funeral Home from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, and from 9:00 a.m. Saturday until time of services.