Obituary: Constance "Connie" Joiner

Ms. Joiner, a descendant of Oakland's Tubb family, died May 19, 2021.

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Constance “Connie” Joiner went home to be with the Lord May 19, 2021.

Connie was born Sept. 23, 1939, in Oakland, Florida, to Ruby and Grover Tubb, who predecease her. Being one of seven children, Connie grew up in Oakland and attended Lakeview High School in Winter Garden, Florida.

She met the love of her life, Gene Joiner (deceased), while working for Florida Power in Winter Garden. They were married in Oakland in July of 1958 and, after living in the Ocoee and Winter Garden area, they built their home in Oakland in 1964.

Connie worked for Florida Power and Duke Energy her entire career, retiring to take care of Gene. Connie was a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother, treasuring her family. Her grandchildren grew up living next to her and Gene while growing up, and she was a cherished part of their lives.

Connie is survived by her son, Charlie Joiner, and his wife Theresa; along with her grandchildren, Matthew, Nick and April; as well as her great-grandchildren, Isla, Elizabeth, Elba and Hazel.

A viewing will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 28, at Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral home, 428 E. Plant St., Winter Garden, FL 34787. A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 29, in the Oakland Cemetery, West Sadler Avenue and South Walker Street.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.


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