skip to Main Content

Joyce Townes

February 26, 1934 - February 10, 2023

Memorial Service: 1 p.m., Friday at The Presbyterian Church in Danville

The family will receive friends in the Fellowship Hall following the service.


Online Services

Memorial Picture Slideshow –

Share your Memorial with Family & Friends

Subscribe to updates for Joyce Townes

Please choose your subscription settings below, you can unsubscribe through email at any time.

Email me when someone posts in the guestbook

Email me when an update is made to the obituary

Email me on the anniversary of passing


Joyce Bramel Townes, 88, of Danville, Kentucky, died February 10th, 2023. She was born February 26, 1934, in Paris, Kentucky to the late Howard Nelson Bramel and Madeline Douglas Bramel. Growing up on a farm with her five siblings, Joyce understood the value of hard work.  She graduated from the Nazareth School of Nursing in 1955 and became a Registered Nurse and worked for Kentucky State and Saint Joe Hospitals. She later became a nurse for Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center. Joyce enjoyed reading, cooking and baking for her family, traveling and gardening. She was a member of The Presbyterian Church in Danville.  Joyce is preceded in death by her husband John A. Townes.

Survivors include her children, Libby (Mike) Siler, John (Vicky) Townes, Ellen (David) Casey and Tressa (Robert) Brown; brothers, Fred Bramel and Paul Bramel; grandchildren, Katie (Rick) Schmitt, Bennett Siler, Alex Townes, Madeline Townes, Doug Brown and Jacob Brown; and great-grandchildren, Kash Schmitt and William Schmitt.

The memorial service will be 1 p.m., Friday at The Presbyterian Church in Danville with Rev. Caroline Kelly officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Danville-Boyle County Humane Society or Heritage Hospice.

Subscribe to Stith Obituaries

    By clicking “SUBSCRIBE NOW” I consent to the processing of personal data.

    Back To Top

    Light A Candle

    Light A Candle for a loved one, leave your name and choose an image.

    Choose a Candle or special image.