The Edmond Sun


April 17, 2014

Kaytie Lenée Joiner

EDMOND —     Kaytie Lenée Joiner (the future Mrs. Nicholas Cooper), 27, of Edmond, Okla. passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014.

    She was born in Oklahoma City, Okla. July 22, 1986 to William Barton Joiner and Delilah Gale Joiner. Kaytie graduated from Bethany High School and received her Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science and Masters of Business Administration in Healthcare, both from Southern Nazarene University.

    Kaytie began her career in healthcare in the office of Dr. Heather Hodgson-Cox, DDS, as office manager then continued on in the healthcare industry with Publicis Touchpoint Solutions, A service partner to AstraZeneca. Kaytie was a customer service associate.  She was a top performer and was recognized with seven STAR Awards due to her positive attitude, impeccable work ethic, and excellent service to both her customers and her team.  Kaytie continually received “exceeds expectations” on her reviews.  She was the person everyone on her team turned to when they needed positive encouragement.  She was a cheerleader for her team and her accounts and her positive energy was contagious.

     Kaytie Lenée was engaged to Nicholas Cooper, the son of Kevin and Karen Cooper and brother, Tyler Cooper, of Skiatook, Okla. Kaytie and Nick were to be wed May 3, 2014 and have been together in love and life since 2009.

     Kaytie is survived by fiancée, Nicholas Cooper of Skiatook; mother, Delilah Joiner of Yukon, Okla.; father, Bart Joiner of Edmond; sister, Leigha Pemberton and husband TJ Pemberton of Luther, Okla.; brother, Jacob Joiner of Yukon; uncle, Keith Calfy and wife Sally Calfy of Lawton; aunt, Becky Poindexter and husband Kenny Poindexter of Oklahoma City; uncle, Tim Calfy and wife Derice Calfy of Walters, Okla.; grandfather, Kenneth Leon Joiner of Durant, Okla.; aunt, Robin Edwards of Durant, and cousin, Brandy Edwards of Durant.

    Kaytie was preceded in death by maternal grandparents, Frank and Norma Calfy, of Walters, and paternal grandmother, Mazie Joiner, of Durant.

    Kaytie was a member of the 2004 BHS Football State Championship Cheerleading Squad. She completed several half marathons and many 5K’s and mud runs. She was an active member of Lifechurch and had read her Bible all the way through three times in the last three years.

    Kaytie loved to travel and travelled extensively. She lived an amazing life to the very fullest. She loved the Lord with all her heart and wanted to spread her love and His love to everyone she came in contact with. Kaytie was love. She loved like Jesus loves us.

    Visitation will be 9 a.m. - 9 p.m. Friday, April 18, 2014 and Saturday, April 19, 2014 at Mercer-Adams, 3925 N. Asbury, Bethany, OK.

    Family visitation will be Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 5-8 p.m.

    Services will be 10 a.m. Monday, April 21, 2014 at Oklahoma City Campus, 2001 NW 178th, Edmond, OK 73002. A graveside service will immediately follow at Gracelawn Cemetery, 1407 N. Broadway, Edmond, OK. In celebration of Kaytie’s life, the family would like to request that you wear bright colors. To share a memory or condolence, visit

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