Howard Joyner, 80, died March 12, 2009, in Kosciusko. Graveside services are today at 3 p.m. at Cedarlawn Cemetery with the Rev. Randy Ridgon officiating. James F. Webbs Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Nona Joyner Boykin. He is survived by his brother, Richard Joyner of San Antonio; and sister, Bessie Joyner Turner of Denham Springs, La.