Mamie Murphy Joines

January 9, 1926 ~ November 10, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old

Mamie Joines Obituary

Mamie was born on January 9, 1926 to the late Daniel Tate and Adline Wallace Tate in Mount Croghan, SC. Mamie was the youngest of 6 children and survived all of them.

Mamie married Rev James H. Murphy April 9, 1949, who preceded her in death. added to their union was 3 children. In 1972 she married Rev William Joines who preceded her in death. With this union she gained 13 more children. She has 7 children that also preceded her in death.

She passed away peacefully in her sleep on November 10, 2023 at her daughter's house.

Mamie joined Nicey Grove Missionary

Baptist Church at a early age. Later in life she joined The Assembly of Yahweh Household of Faith for all people. A couple of years before she went home to meet her Savior she re-joined Nicey Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Mamie was educated in Chesterfield County Public School.

Mamie was very agile and a strong woman of God. She loved kids and if you went to her house she always had something to eat and a good word about the Master. She was always exercising until her health started failing.

Before she moved to Charlotte with her daughter, she would walk that country road daily with her caregiver, Mrs. Evelyn Lockhart, whom she loved dearly. She was a

the faithful Sunday School teacher. Mamie started two singing groups simultaneously, The Golden Singers and The Silver Tones. She would put them in the truck with a camper on the back and travel to various Churches throughout SC singing although she didn't have a voice for singing. Mamie was an advocate for social justice. In the 60's and 70's she would drive all around Mount Croghan and surrounding areas signing people up to vote. She was an entrepreneur and known as the "The Candy Lady" and sold candy to the community. She never shied away from hard work. She could make a lamp out of almost anything. She also made household goods like decorative towels and pot holders.

She leaves to mourn daughters, Vivian Murphy, Prince Ann Robinson(Charlotte, NC), Doris Melton and Lillie Wilson(Cheraw, SC), Betty Hubbard(Fletcher) Mount Croghan SC, Diane Ross, Carolyn Joines, Susan Joines (Charlotte, NC), and one son James Joines (Jefferson, SC,a very dear grandson Antoine Joines that she raised as her own, she leaves a special granddaughter; Joanne Joines (Sweet Pea-whom she named) who was there to help her when her health was failing and host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and cousins, a special thanks to her cousin.

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Celebration of Life
November 18, 2023

12:00 PM
Nicey Grove Missionary Baptist Church
3195 Kirkley Road
Jefferson, SC 29718


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