Paula Denise Joyner

July 23, 1950 ~ January 3, 2019 (age 68)

Paula Denise Joyner was born on July 23, 1950, in Chester, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Paul and Adele Bishop.  She departed this life on January 3, 2019, at her home in Wilmington, Delaware.

Paula received her early education in P. S. DuPont High School.  She later attended Delaware Technical & Community College pursuing courses in business administration.

She became employed as a secretary in the Christiana School District, where she remained for over 20 years. 

Paula was an energetic person, and enjoyed having family gatherings at her home for birthdays and cookouts.  She loved to dance and enjoyed going to parties.   She was very outgoing and

made friends easily.   She loved to sew and enjoyed knitting, crocheting and needlepoint work.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Adele Bishop, and one sister, Ruth McKnight.

She leaves to cherish her precious memory:  one daughter,  Kiesha Joyner of Tucker, Georgia;  2 sisters, Linda Armstrong of Chester, PA and Patricia Duncan of Cicero, NY;  several nieces and nephews, other extended family, and friends.

Memorial Service will be at 6:00 PM on Monday, January 7, 2019, at Congo Funeral Home, 201 N. Gray Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19805, with Visitation from 5-6 PM.

Interment will be private.

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