Janice Rodgers Joyner



Sumter, SC ……… Janice Rodgers Joyner, age 92, beloved wife of the late Rev. Leon Patrick Joyner, Sr., died on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at NHC Healthcare Sumter.

Born in Kingstree, SC, she was the daughter of the late R. Clyde Rodgers and Rebecca Hanna Rodgers. Janice served as a devoted Pastor’s wife in seven Churches in the South Carolina Pentecostal Holiness Conference from 1952 -1986. She will be remembered as a very loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.

Surviving are: three sons, Larry N. Joyner and his wife Marilyn of Monclova, OH, L. Patrick Joyner, Jr. and his wife Wanda of Sumter and Ronald D. Joyner and his wife Raye of Georgetown; four daughters, Marie J. Steele and her husband John of Sumter, Rebecca J. Nichols and her husband Robert of Lexington, Renee J. Graham and her husband Michael of Chapin and Nancy J. Rodgers and her husband Tim of Sumter; one sister Sara R. Harrington of Atlanta, GA; one sister-in-law, Libby Rodgers of Kingstree; fifteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by a brother, Richard C. Rodgers.

A Celebration of her life and homegoing will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 3:00pm in the Bullock Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Howell officiating. Interment will be private.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 2:00-3:00 pm on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Bullock Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First Pentecostal Holiness Church – Mission Fund, 2609 McCrays Mill Road, Sumter, SC 29154 or to Tuomey Hospice, 500 Pinewood Road #2, Sumter, SC 29154.

The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the residents and staff of NHC Healthcare and Tuomey Hospice for their love and compassionate care.

You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family’s guest book.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.