Katherine Ann Joyner, 62, was born in New Haven, Connecticut a daughter of the late Claude C. Joyner, Sr. and Minnie Atkinson Joyner. She passed away in Georgia.
Kathy received her education in the New Haven Public School System graduating from James Hillhouse High School. She relocated to Atlanta, Georgia where she received an Associate’s Degree from Georgia Perimeter College-Decatur Campus (now Georgia State University) majoring in Computer Science. She also attended Clayton State University, working toward her BA degree. She was employed by Kroger’s for many years.
Her most memorable talents and hobbies were well received. They included Arts and Crafts, volunteering with community (through Village Keepers, Inc., Girls Scout Troops, schools, etc.). Kathy was a professional and personal seamstress/tailor for many; She loved cooking and many looked forward to partaking in her dinners, gatherings and cookouts.
She leaves to celebrate her memories sisters: Sheila Joyner-Pritchard of Georgia and Anna Mae Bowen of Pennsylvania; two brothers: Claude C. Joyner, Jr. (Dolores) of Maryland and Christopher Joyner (Renee) of Delaware.
Kathy was predeceased by her parents and her only child, a daughter, Danielle Camellia Joyner and a brother, Dennis Earl Joyner. She was the paternal granddaughter of the late Rev. Ardro W. Joyner and Mother Bertha Hardy Joyner and maternal granddaughter of the late Bishop Austin Atkinson and Mother Lethia Johnson Atkinson. Kathy will be missed by aunts, uncles, numerous cousins and friends.
A celebration of Katherine’s life will be held Thursday, September 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM at Agape Christian Center, 90 Goffe St., New Haven. Viewing will be held at the church from 9:00-10:00 AM. Burial will be in Beaverdale Memorial Park.