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John Edward Bryant formerly of Lamar County


John Edward Bryant, 84, of Irving, formerly of Lamar County, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019, at his home.

Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, March 21, at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Tiny Freelen officiating. Burial will follow in Providence Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Mr. Bryant, the son of John Austin Bryant & Hopie Mae Boles Bryant, was born Oct. 8, 1934, in Lamar County.

He attended Lamar County schools and was a truck driver during his working years.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Sue Eatherly Bryant and four siblings; June Stewart, Jean Jordan, Mary Tidwell, and Wayne Bryant.

Survivors include five children; John W. Bryant & wife Libby of Lexington, NC, Joseph D. Bryant of Irving, Deborah Lowe of Trinity, NC, Lester Earl Bryant & wife Jamie of Sophia, NC and Donald Wayne Bryant of Randleman, NC, seventeen grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, a sister, Maurine Hillman & husband Gerald of Yukon, OK, a brother-in-law, Travis Tidwell of Paris along with several nieces & nephews.

To leave a message or tribute for the family please visit www.brighthollandfuneralhome.com