Joe Benton Minor, 81 of Joppa died Monday, Feb. 8, 2021.
Mr. Minor was born on March 12, 1939, to Cecil and Bunie Wright Minor. He was married to Linda Minor for 34 years.
He was the owner of Minor Nursery, served in the National Guard for 15½ years and was chairman of the board for JHR Water Authority for 54 years.
He was a member of Corinth Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife: Linda Minor; four children and in-laws: Tim and Tonya Minor, Kim and David Johnson, Janna and Richard Whisenant and Donnie and Jana Weaver; 11 grandchildren: Crystal Minor Batz, Britteny Gay, Chase Weaver, Ashley Whisenant Reed, Jordan McKenzie, Sydney Minor Pitts, Zachary Weaver, Hannah McKenzie, Lauren Whisenant Cox, Ansley Minor Moody, McCormick Minor; and seven great –grandchildren.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, 2021, at Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel with Josh Hogland officiating. Burial was in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery with Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel directing.
The pallbearers were Jordan McKenzie, Chastin Reed, Zachary Weaver, Chase Weaver, Josh Cox and Jacob Moody.