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Portia Joyner Hardison

March 12, 1942 — April 29, 2023

Wilson, NC

Portia Joyner Hardison

Portia Joyner Hardison, 81, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, April 29.  Family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 2 from 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm at Joyner’s Funeral Home in Wilson, NC.  A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, May 2 at 2:00 pm at Joyner’s Funeral Home.  Interment will be on Wednesday, May 3 at 11:00 am at Evergreen Memorial Park in Wilson, NC.  Reverend Kenneth Wagnon will officiate.

 

Portia is survived by her loving husband of 61 years, A.C. Hardison; son, Al Hardison and wife, Nancy of Wilson; daughter, Jennifer Klingel and husband, Kevin of Chapel Hill; grandchildren, Connor Hardison and husband, Jay of Wilson, Bailey Hardison and Jason Acevedo of Wilson, Hunter Klingel of Chapel Hill, and Zachary Klingel of Chapel Hill; and great-grandson, Mason Acevedo of Wilson.

 

Portia was preceded in death by her parents, Hubert and Iva Joyner; brothers, Clinton Joyner and Otha Joyner; and sisters, Justine Thorne and Pat Connour.

 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Harmony Free Will Baptist Church, 409 Atlantic Christian College Drive, Wilson, NC 27893.

 

Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.

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Visitation

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

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Tuesday, May 2, 2023

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Interment

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

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