OBITUARY: Joyce Marie Pratt


Joyce Marie Pratt, age 85, from Lebanon, Tennessee went to be with her Lord and Savior Tuesday, August 1, 2023.

She was born May 27, 1938 to Clyde and Era Shelton from Nashville, TN.

Joyce graduated from Cumberland High School in 1956 and was a member of The Sanctuary Church, in Lebanon, TN. She married Grover Binkley, Sr of Nashville, TN in March 1961 and had three children, Nancy, Virginia and Grover Binkley Jr.

She was preceded in death by Grover Binkley, in 1972 and later thereafter married Delmas Pratt from Nashville, TN and had three children, Hiram, Lillie, and Maxine Pratt.

She is preceded in death by husband, Delmas Pratt, daughter, Virginia (Binkley) Bybee and son, Hiram Pratt.

Joyce had an unwavering love for God, her family and friends, and her caretaker, Glenda Williams. The family extends a special thank you to Glenda.

Joyce is survived by her children, Nancy (Dale) Ternes, Grover Binkley, Jr., Lillie Pratt, and Maxine (Clint) Qualls. Grandchildren, Ashley (TJ) Pruitt, Kayla Watson, Jonathan (Brandi) Watson, Hiram Pratt, II, Gracie Qualls, and Madison Qualls. Great grandchildren, Brooklynn, Katelynn, Bayleigh, MaKenzie, Jayden, Chloe, Grayson Watson, Nicholas Pruitt and Azariah Pratt. Joyce is also survived by her sister, Virginia (Randall) Conner and brother Charles (Eva) Myatt.

Service will be conducted by Pastor Daniel Stirnemann. Visitation with the family will be held at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon, TN Friday, August 4th from 4 to 8 p.m. and from 10 to 11, Saturday, August 5th with the service at 11 a.m. with interment at Elmore Cemetery, Rover, TN. Cemetery address is 4730 US Highway 41A, Rover TN. The cemetery is located across the street from Eagle Soaring Club. For help with directions, please call Grover at 615.418.6788.

Arrangements by Sellars Funeral Home, Lebanon TN, 615.444.9393


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