DJ (Dorothy) Joyner
|Posted 2023-11-20 by Pat R
|Wickenburg Sun (Wickenburg, Arizona)
Wednesday, August 23, 2023, p. A-5
DJ (Dorothy) Joyner was born on July 6, 1941, at Kiowa Indian Hospital
in Lawton, Oklahoma. She was assigned an Indian roll number at birth and
was a proud member of the Caddo Nation. DJ went to be with the Lord on
Aug. 6, 2023. She, along with her husband of 40 years, George, came to
reside in Wickenburg three and a half years ago from Corona, Calif.
DJ was a very accomplished woman. She was a seamstress without equal,
often making clothes sand costumes for both herself, family members and
friends. She was able to parlay this talent into profit as a business
partner with George. Together, they owned Superior Coatings, a painting
and decorating company where she designed and produced many decorative
items for their clientele.
DJ was very civic minded and belonged to several organizations in
Corona. At the Corona Elks Lodge, she became the first female elected
officer as treasurer, a capacity in which she served for eight years.
She again served as treasurer for the Corona/Riverside Council of The
Navy League. DJ was a member of the Corona Host Lions Club where she
served as treasurer and was a recipient of the prestigious Melvin Jones
Award. DJ was also a member of the Golden Eagle Mountain Men, where she
was the first female to be elected as president.
DJ was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was predeceased by her
daughter, Tina Martin; and survived by her husband, George Joyner; son,
Jon Martin; stepson, Nate Joyner,; grandson, Paul Chondropoulos;
granddaughter, Zoe Joyner; and daughters in law, sisters, a brother and
numerous nieces and nephews.
A celebration of life will be held for DJ on Saturday, Aug. 26, at 10
a.m. at the pavilion at Flying E Ranch (2801 W. Wickenburg Way).
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