Joyce (Davenport) Bryans

Born: Mon., Feb. 3, 1941
Died: Sun., Jul. 23, 2017


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 25, 2017
Location: McCommons Funeral Home

Funeral Service

10:00 AM Wed., Jul. 26, 2017
Location: McCommons Chapel

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Joyce Charment Davenport Bryans 

Joyce Charment Davenport Bryans, age 76 of Madison (Greshamville) passed away on July 23, 2017 at Madison Health and Rehab in Madison, GA.  Born on February 3, 1941 in Blairsville, Georgia,  she was the middle child of the late William Jewel and Rachel Tatum Davenport. Joyce graduated from Union County High School, Blairsville, GA in the class of 1959.  

After high school, she moved to Atlanta, GA and worked for Glidden Paint Company as a bookkeeper. After the birth of her son, Bill, in 1963, she became a stay at home mom and housewife.  She gave birth to her daughter, Charment, in 1965.  In 1969 she became ill and was permanently disabled. Joyce was a wonderful mother and grandmother.  Joyce’s hobbies included gardening and reading.  She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church in Greshamville.  

Survivors include a loving and devoted daughter, Charment Bryans of Greshamville; a loving son, Bill Bryans (Marie) of Madison, and a  granddaughter, Camilla Bryans, whom she loved dearly.  Her siblings include:  Ann Davenport (deceased), Maudene Webb of Alpharetta, GA, Carol Calotta (Michael) of Shrewsbury, VT; Lanier Davenport (Jean) of Athens, GA, Maurice Davenport (Gloria) of Decatur, GA, and Kent Davenport (Joyce) of Canton, GA.  Joyce also leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. 
Funeral Services will be held, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Matt Alexander and Rev. Mike Pritchett officiating.  Interment will follow in the New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at McCommons Funeral Home.  Serving as pallbearers are Charles Crumbley, Ronnie Ogletree, Fred Cook, Wynn Copelan, Toombs Lewis and Pat Tanner.   The family request memorials are made to Madison Health and Rehab at 2036 South Main St., Madison, GA  30650.  The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the late Alberta Ashley for the friendship and excellent care that she gave to Joyce in earlier years.  In addition, thank you  to the staff at Madison Health and Rehab for the care and love they have provided to Joyce and her immediate family for the last ten years.  McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA (706) 453-2626 is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register. 

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Amy Davis
   Posted Mon July 24, 2017
Praying for the family during this difficult time, so sorry for your loss. May God comfort you during this time.

Meg McCart
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
Praying for your family and that God will give you strength at this difficult time.

Cynthia Smith
   Posted Tue July 25, 2017
Charment and Bill, our hearts hurt for you with the loss of your Mom. She was such a wonderfully kind lady and our memories are filled with the warmth of being around her in those growing up years! Please hold those memories close and enjoy, they will bring you peace. The kids join me in sending our love, a huge loving hug and God's love and guidance to you as you move forward day by day. Remember, you are loved by so many and we are only a phone call away if you need to talk. God bless you, we love you so much, "Miss Cynthia", Cindy, Ginny, Robert and William

susan whittaker
   Posted Thu July 27, 2017
Charment: So very sorry to learn of the passing of your mother. I know you will miss her dearly. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Herb & Jan Thurmond
   Posted Thu July 27, 2017
Charment, we are so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Joan Brown
   Posted Tue August 08, 2017
My condolences for the loss of your loved one, and may the future promises from Almighty God to mankind comfort you in your times of sorrow, please read from your Bible, Acts 24:15, Revelation 21:4,5.