laura lennette (bryant) joyce 

Laura Lennette Bryant Joyce, 55, passed away Friday, October 12, 2018. She was born in Yadkin County on September 10, 1963 to Charles Wesley Bryant and Libby Smitherman Bryant.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents Kenneth and Stacie Bryant; maternal grandparents Marshall and Lucy Smitherman; uncle Ray Bryant.

Ms. Joyce was a member of Mitchell's Chapel UMC. In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sisters Charlene Lambeth (Terry), Leigh Ann Dimmette (Randy); special uncle Loyd Bryant; special nieces Ashleigh Combs, Abbie Combs, Emily Dimmette, Laura Dimmette; special nephews Andrew Combs (Randa), Alex Combs; great-niece Brylee Combs; great-nephew Bo Combs.

A funeral service will be held Monday, October 15, 2018, 11:00 am at Mitchell's Chapel UMC with Rev. Rebekah Ralph officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, October 14, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Gentry Family Funeral Service.

The family would like to thank Rebecca with Advanced Home Care for the exceptional care given to Ms. Joyce. Memorials may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 26 Broadway, 14th Floor, New York, NY, 10004. Gentry Family Funeral Service of Yadkinville is serving the Joyce family. Online condolences may be made at