Joan Garrett Bagley, age 71, had a peaceful passing on August 10, 2019, surrounded by her loving family and dear family friend in a Winston Salem, N.C., hospice facility. Joan had been struggling with complications from multiple surgeries which failed to heal properly. Joan was born on October 11, 1947, in Danville, Va., to Marjorie and Jack Garrett, now deceased. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Dr. Grant Bagley; her six sons, Garrett, Jack (Llorrac), Jason, Voyle, Thomas, and Baden; five daughters-in-law, 21 grandchildren; and two sisters, Judy Garrett Slaugh of St. George, Utah, and Becky Garrett of Gainsville, Fla. Joan attended UNC-Chapel Hill for two years and received her Bachelor's degree in teaching from Brigham Young University. She taught many years and loved her students in Wash., Utah, and Va. Joan was a devoted member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints since age 18. She deeply loved and enjoyed her church. Joan also enjoyed reading, gardening, sewing, doing genealogy, playing the piano, and snorkeling with her sisters during their retirement vacations in Fla., Hawaii, and St. Simons Island, Mexico. Joan was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and sister who genuinely enjoyed her family, friends, and meeting new people. She will be truly missed. Her memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 2:30 p.m. at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3719 Pinetop Road, Greensboro, N.C. Friends and family are welcome.

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