Joyce Bryan

February 4, 1940 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 81)


Joyce Patterson Bryan, 81, of Danville, KY passed away on Sunday, May 16, 2021 in Lancaster, KY. Born on February 4, 1940 in Casey County to the late Oran Patterson and Emma Greer Patterson. She was the widow to the late Larry Bryan. Joyce was a homemaker for most of her life. She enjoyed reading, cooking, movies and being with her family. She was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include one son, Jeff Rawlings (Mary Ann) of Harrodsburg, KY; three daughters, JoAnn McCoy (Mike) of Harrodsburg, KY, Janice Spears (Freddie) of Perryville, KY and Marjorie Shangraw of Danville, KY; five brothers, Billy Patterson of Stanford, KY, W.C. Patterson of Stanford, KY, Donald Patterson of Danville, KY, David Patterson of Stanford, KY, Ronald Patterson (Linda); three sisters, Juanita Padgett of Danville, KY, Nancy Wren (James) of Stanford, KY and Patricia Merrell of Nicholasville, KY; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Bryan; parents, Oran and Emma Patterson; three daughters, Robin Bryan, Patty Sue Harris and Christy Bryan; one brother, Timothy Patterson; and one grandchild, Ryan Shangraw.

A graveside service will be held at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville, KY on Monday, May 24, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. 

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Graveside Service
May 24, 2021

1:30 PM
Camp Nelson National Cemetery, KY, Nicholasville

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