Bryant, Joan R. Age 76, of Sheridan, IL passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2011 at the Shabbona Healthcare Center in Shabbona, IL. She was born on August 13, 1934 in Sandwich, IL the daughter of John and Ruth (Jones) Potter. Joan was united in marriage on November 22, 1952 to Robert Bryant. She enjoyed nothing more than a lively discussion of politics with her family and friends. Joan was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and aunt who will be deeply missed by her family and friends. She is survived by her children, Pam (Mike) Keown of Hinckley, IL, Jerry (Joy) Bryant of Somonauk, IL, Kenny (Ingrid) Bryant of Minooka, IL, Roger (Angie) Bryant of Sandwich, IL, Bev (Owen) Severson of Sandwich, IL, and Linda Fox of Sandwich, IL; her 16 grandchildren; her 9 great grandchildren; her brothers, Norm Potter, Jim (Kathy) Potter and Gene (Mary Ellen) Potter, all of Sheridan, IL; her former husband, Bob Bryant of Arlington, IL; many nieces and nephews; as well as her two dogs, Jordan and Molly. She is preceded in death by her parents; and a twin brother and sister in infancy. At Joan's request all services will be private. Memorials in Joan's name may be directed to the
, Greater Illinois Chapter, 8403 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631. Arrangements by Nelson Funeral Homes, www.NelsonFuneralHomes.com or 815-786-6461
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Published in Beacon News on Apr. 26, 2011