Joyce Klaja

Obituary of Joyce Joy, Ann Klaja

Joyce, Joy, Ann Klaja, age 79 of Gallatin, passed away on Saturday, January 20, 2024 in Gallatin.  Graveside Service will be held at Gallatin City Cemetery Wednesday, January 24th at 1:00 p.m.  Sellars Family Heritage at Gallatin will be handling the arrangements.  Joyce was born in Middlesboro, Kentucky on January 26, 1944 to the late William “Leslie” and Frances Sharp Johnson.  She is survived by her sons, Rich, Jr and Chris both of Texas; daughters, Denise of Pennsylvania and Mary of Tennessee; grandson, Sean Jr. of Tennessee and granddaughter, Dorthy Anne of Pennsylvania; sisters, Bea of North Carolina and Nancy of Kentucky.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Richard, Sr.; her parents; three brothers; and eight sisters.  She was a wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and sister.  The obituary was lovingly written by the family.  Online condolences may be submitted at

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