Ms. Hester Magdalene Griffith Joins age 90 of Smithville, passed away Friday night, November 3, 2017 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital. She was born June 26, 1927 to her parents, the late John Garrison and Effie Evergreen Yeargin Griffith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, W.B. Joins; 4 brothers, Hoyte, Carl, John and Houston Griffith; 2 sisters, Sarah Moss and Elva Wilbert. She was a member of the Banks Cumberland Presbyterian Church and a homemaker. She is survived by her son, Denny (Ceilia) Joins of Lebanon; 2 grandchildren, Brandon (Stephanie) Joins and Derek (Brittainy) Joins both of Gallatin; 1 step-granddaughter, Andrea Sipl of Atlanta; 2 great-grandchildren, Isaac and Cortlynn Joins; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be conducted 11:AM Monday, November 6, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel with Bro. Greg Whaley officiating and burial will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation with the family will be on Sunday 1 PM until 5 PM and Monday 9 AM until the time of the service at 11 AM. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.