DURHAM — Mary Ella Joyner Stapleton, 90, of 4211 Champion Drive, and formerly of Wilson, died June 11, 2012, in Durham.
The funeral will be held Saturday, 3 p.m., at William Chapel Baptist Church, 6154 William Chapel Church Road, Elm City, with the Rev. Jimmy Parker and the Rev. Stacey Evans officiating. Interment will follow in William Chapel Church Cemetery, Elm City.
Public viewing will be held Friday from 2 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at all times at 1206 Dogwood Lane, Wilson, where they will assemble at 2 p.m., Saturday for the processional to the church.
Professional and personal services are entrusted to Edwards Funeral Home, 805 E. Nash St. Condolences may be directed to edwardscares.com.