2014-12-24 / Obituaries

Patricia Joyner Rackley

Patricia Joyner Rackley of Waynesboro, 77, entered into rest Sunday, December 21, 2014 at University Hospital. She was a lifelong resident of Waynesboro and was a member of Friendship

United Methodist Church. She worked for many years as a medical technologist at Burke County Hospital and for Dr. B. Lamar Murray. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, Howell Calloway Joyner and Marie Stevens Joyner; her husband, James Frank Rackley, Jr.; and a brother, Howell Calloway Joyner, Jr.

She is survived by her son, Frank Rackley III of Waynesboro; 4 grandchildren, Marie Elizabeth Rackley of Waynesboro, Helen Patricia Goodwin of New Church, Va., Barbara Charlotte Rackley of Chincoteague Island, Va., and Joshua Bales of Augusta; 8 great grandchildren; 1 great great grandchild; 1 brother, Jimmy Hicks of Columbia, SC; 1 niece; and 1 nephew.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, December 26 at the funeral home. Graveside Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, December 27 at Magnolia Cemetery. Rev. H. Craig Hutto will officiate.

Memorials may be made to: Friendship UMC c/o Tina Adams, PO Box 64 Waynesboro, GA 30830.

DeLoach–McKerley Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 842 N. Liberty Street, Waynesboro, GA 30830 (706-554-3531)

You may join the family in honoring her life by visiting and signing the guest book at www.deloachfuneralhomes.com.

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