FAIRBORN — Joann C. Bland age 80 died on Monday, February 3, 2014 at Patriot Ridge Community. She was born the daughter of Elvie & Goldie (Strawn) Smith on March 10, 1933 in Dayton. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Kenneth Bland. She is survived by her children Karen (Vance) Payne of Nevada, Valeria (Kenny) Abrams of Fairborn, Kenneth Bland of Vandalia, and Mandy Walters of California, 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Joann was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all who love her. Friends may call in the Medway Baptist Church, 11027 Gerlaugh Road, Medway, Ohio 45341 on Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 1:00PM to 2:00PM where funeral services will be held at 2:00PM with Pastor Steve Lookabaugh officiating. Interment will follow at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens. Friends and family may leave online condolences at www.BurchamJennings.com.