Joseph John Bryson

Joseph John Bryson

August 5, 1992 – June 13, 2021

ZEBULON – Joseph John Bryson, 28, passed away on Sunday, June 13th, 2021. He was born in Steuben County, New York on August 5th, 1992, to Steven Lewis Bryson & Bernice Lynn Gleason. Joseph was a full-time college student majoring in microbiology. He will be remembered as a beloved son, brother, cousin, and uncle; a true friend, a lover of music & nature, and someone with an iron will. He is preceded in death by his father, Steven Lewis Bryson.

He is survived by his mother, Bernice Lynn Gleason Bryson, brothers, Eric Gleason of Zebulon, Liam Glover of Savona, NY, sisters, Stephanie Bryson of Holly Springs, Bridgette Bryson of Zebulon, and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made by contacting Bernice Bryson at

A graveside service will be held, 11 am, Saturday, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens, 809 W Gannon Ave, Zebulon, NC. Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory. 211 W. Third Street, Wendell, NC.


  • Ruby Boyette Posted June 18, 2021 10:57 am

    Bernice, I am so sorry to hear of the death of your son, Joe. Praying for you and the family.

  • Charles P Barnes Posted June 18, 2021 1:40 pm

    Bernice and Family, Love the video posted with Joe. He was a special young gentleman. Nancy and I are praying for you all. Love, Paul and Nancy Barnes

  • Rick and Sheryl Tom Posted June 18, 2021 5:01 pm

    We are so very sorry to hear about your loss. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Lisa Markland Posted June 18, 2021 8:36 pm

    Beenice, Eric, Stephanie and Bridgette. I am so sorry. I am shocked and saddened by this news. Know that I am praying for you and loving each of you. There is nothing I can say that will ease you pain. If you need anything please let me know. I am here for you. Love you all.

  • Kathy McKelvey Posted June 20, 2021 2:51 pm

    Bernice and Family, Can’t even imagine how if feels to lose a child. So sorry for your loss. Sending Love and Prayers.

  • Grant Deberry Posted June 20, 2021 8:35 pm

    Sending prayers and love from LifeGroup6

  • Sharon, Kristin and Gretchen Posted June 21, 2021 12:54 pm

    Bernice, Eric, Stephanie and Bridgette, So sorry to hear about Joe. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers, and will always be in our hearts and memories.

  • Lynne Goettge Hinsley Posted June 21, 2021 8:39 pm

    Bernice i”m so very sorry about your son, my heart hurts for you! I know the pain of losing a child, prayers and hugs to you and your family

  • Tamara Hales Posted June 23, 2021 4:40 pm

    So very very sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you to come through this trying time. Love you so much.

  • Jack Holeck Posted June 27, 2021 12:55 pm

    I remember playing basketball with Joe when I was a kid in the driveway like it was yesterday. Just found out a couple days ago of his passing. I used to spend every other weekend with him for years. Sending prayers and love. Jack

  • ARETHA WILSON Posted August 22, 2021 10:04 pm

    Iam sorry for your lost my friend iam praying for you and family💔😘❤🙏love you and love the pics u shared

  • Sharon Tillery Posted August 23, 2021 10:23 am

    Bernice, so very very sorry to hear the news. Your loss is unimaginable. Prayers for your family !

  • Amy Badeau Posted August 23, 2021 12:57 pm

    Bernice, we are so very sorry to hear this sad news about the death of your son Joe. We can’t even imagine the loss you are feeling. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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