Mary Joiner

1927 – 2009

Mrs. Mary Jane Joiner, 83, of Orrick, Mo., formerly of Kansas City, died Thursday, July 2, 2009 at the Northland Long Term Acute Care Hospital in Kansas City.

Mary was born on May 5, 1927 in Roseland, Florida, to Willie and Madge (Dills) Patton. She was a homemaker and was a member of the Southside Optimist Club in Kansas City. She was an avid Bingo player and loved to travel. She was united in marriage to Elmer Lee Joiner, Jr. and lived in Kansas City until his death last year.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Elmer Lee Joiner, Jr on April 7, 2008; a grandson, James Stevens on June 21, 2008; three brothers, Allen, John and Tommy Patton; one niece and two nephews.

Survivors include her children; Paul Tipton (Joyce), of Richlands, N.C., Harry Tipton (Tami), of Roseland, Florida, Terri Honn, of Independence, Mo., and Vickie Wright (Larry), of Orrick, Mo.; a sister; Ann Agent, of California; and four brothers, Harry, Bert, Troy and Melvin Patton ( Bobbi), all of Florida; nine grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2009, at the Gowing Chapel in Orrick. Burial in South Point Cemetery near Orrick. The family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Gowing Funeral Home.


It was with great sorrow I read of Mary’s passing. I want you all to know that our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time.
Darius Bartlett

Vickie & Larry,
Please accept our condolences on your recent loss. I hope we are all able to get together some time in the near future for some better times. Our thoughts and prayers are with you both.
Mike & Carmen