March 11, 1955 - December 29, 2021
Lillian “Joy” (Guignet) Bland, 66, of Kennard, passed away on the evening of Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on March 11, 1955, in Elwood, Indiana, one of five children of the late Eugene Guignet and Patricia Julia (Franklin) Doyle. Joy was a 1973 graduate of Madison Grant High School. She had worked as a phlebotomist at Methodist Hospital and Hancock Regional Hospital. Joy married Roger Bland in 2001 and was a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed making crafts with her grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. Joy loved to bake, especially at Christmas. She was a very giving person who would offer anything she had to help someone else. Joy will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Those left to cherish Joy’s memory include her husband, Roger Bland; her three sons, Chad Broad, Caleb Broad, and Chase (Cassie) Broad; six grandchildren, Joseph, Cody, Ian, Eliana, Liara, and Claira; two sisters, Cindy Brown and Lisa (Brad) Nichols; a brother, Charles (Tammy) Doyle, and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Joy was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Guignet. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Monday, January 3, 2022 at Sproles Family Funeral Home with Pastor Scott Robinson officiating. Burial will follow in Matthews Cemetery in Matthews, Indiana. Friends may call from 11:00 am until the time of service, Monday at the funeral home. You may offer the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com. The Sproles family and staff are honored to serve the family of Lillian Joy Bland.
Lillian “Joy” (Guignet) Bland, 66, of Kennard, passed away on the evening of Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on March 11, 1955, in Elwood, Indiana, one of five children of the late... View Obituary & Service Information
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