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Melvie Jean O'Steen-Joiner, 71, of High Springs passed away on the morning of Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at Haven Hospice.

She was born to Sidney Willshy O'Steen and Durlie Mae Nettles-O'steen of Gilchrist County on July 29, 1944. She was the youngest of nine children.

She attended and graduated Valedictorian from Bell High School in 1962. She married William Benjamin Joiner and had two children William Benjamin Joiner, Jr. and John Mark Joiner.

She worked in the cafeteria at Spring Hill Middle School for 27 years before retiring in 2013. She was very good at crafting and loved to cook, sew, knit, crochet, carpentry, and needlepoint just to name a few. She was a very hard working woman of determination that was dearly loved and will be missed.

She was a Jehovah's Witness. Per her wishes there will be no services and the family does not want food or flowers.