McMinnville resident and Warren County native Vernon Clark Joines, 86, died April 16 at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro after a brief illness.
A longtime minister with West Riverside Church of Christ and a member of East End Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Orvel Clayton and Dillie White Elkins Joines, and was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Cantrell Joines and brothers, Lewis and Doris Joines.
He is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Bob and Elaine Cagle of Lewisburg; daughter, Sandra Hillis of McMinnville; four grandchildren, Jill Hillis Pierce, Stephanie Hillis Dunlap, and Tracy Hillis, all of McMinnville, and Charleigh Beth Cagle of Lewisburg; five great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild; sisters and brother-in-law, Opal Woodside of Vervilla, Dorothy and Raymond Curtis of McMinnville; six nephews and two nieces.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Mt. View Cemetery with Garland Robinson officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday, and 9 to 10:45 a.m. Thursday at High’s. Memorial donations may be made to Meals on Wheels.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 17, 2013