Our Faithful Staff

Lillian A. Walker


Lillian A. Walker has been a devoted assistant since 1999. A native of Fauquier County, she is a 1965 graduate of Taylor High School. She is a Deaconess at Salem Baptist Church, Marshall, VA and a member of the Easter Star, Warrenton, VA. Lillian's compassion is demonstrated in the personal attention that she extends to the families we serve.

Sylvia Swann Brown


Sylvia Swann Brown joined the firm in 2007 as a valuable assistant, providing attentive support to bereaved families. Sylvia is a warm and caring person who also serves as an usher and greeter at Faith Christian Church in Warrenton, VA. She is a recent retiree from United Airlines and she enjoys gardening, walking, and Bible study.

Daris Carter

Licensed Cosmetologist

Daris Carter is a graduate of Fauquier High School and it's department of Cosmetology. She has been a licensed cosmetologist since 1986 and a licensed cosmetology instructor since 1998. Her work reflects her creativity, conscientiousness and concern in hair styling and make-up. She has been a part of the staff since 1997.

James M. Sims


James M. Sims is a Marshall native and a 1969 graduate of Fauquier High School. He has been a valued assistant with Joynes Funeral Home for more than two years. He is a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, St. Louis, Middleburg where he is a Deacon, president of the Community Outreach, vice president of the Usher Board, and a member of the Senior Gospel and Men's Choirs.

Kelly Walker


Kelly Walker joined the firm in 2006 as an assistant and has become a valued asset to the firm. Kelly can be seen on most services and many local removals. He is a 1996 graduate of Fauquier High School and a firefighter with Warrenton Fire Department.

Steve W. Carter


Steve W. Carter has been a dedicated assistant since 1992. He is a 1969 graduate of Taylor High School. Steve also works in the audio-visual ministry at Faith Christian Church, Warrenton, VA. He is an industrious person, always trustworthy and reliable in the fulfillment of the services we share.

William S. Lawson (1936-2017)


William S. Lawson joined the firm in the 1960s and was an experienced and dedicated assistant. He regularly assisted on all services and was a road warrior, spending many hours traveling to various hospitals and nursing homes, making removals for the firm. He was Superintendent of Sunday School and President of the Usher Board at Walnut Grove Baptist Church, Warrenton. William's faithfulness and dedication were truly reflected in the caring services that he continuously provided. He will be truly missed by the his family, coworkers and the entire community.

Joynes Funeral Home, Inc.

29 N. Third St.
PO Box 3633
Warrenton, VA 20188

Ph: (540) 347-3331
Toll Free - 1-800-324-9933
Fax: (540) 347-5034
Email: staff@joynesfuneralhome.com