Blanche Clanton Joines, 86, of Chapel Hill died Monday, February 23, 2009, at the UNC Hospitals. She was born in Iredell County to John Andrew and Carrie Gentle Clanton, and was widow of John Elree “Fraley” Joines of Moravian Falls. She was a member of Orange United Methodist Church. Surviving her are two daughters, Carol J. Ludwig and husband Ross of Hillsborough, and Joyce J. Newman of Fountain, NC; a son, Jerry D. Joines and wife Carolyn of Graham; and a granddaughter, Rachel Sivalia of Hillsborough.
Funeral services will be conducted at Orange United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 26, by the Reverend D. Ray Warren, Jr. Friends may visit with the family in the church fellowship hall at 9 a.m. Graveside services will be held at 3:30 p.m. at the Joines Family Cemetery in Brocktown, Wilkes County. Family and friends will gather at Miller Funeral Service in North Wilkesboro at 2:30 p.m. and proceed to the cemetery for the service.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to the Zimbabwe Orphan Endeavor ZOE Ministry, c/o Orange United Methodist Church, 1220 Airport Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.
Arrangements are with Hall-Wynne Funeral Service. Online condolences www.hallwynne.com, select obituaries