a collection of the Bryant name


BRYANT, Wayne B. – 76 –
Lakeland- Wayne passed away October 27, 2011.  Mr. Bryant was born in Lakeland, October 17, 1935, he was a life long resident. Wayne was a farmer and a rancher and he had a love for Christian music, He was very proud of his grandchildren.
 Mr. Bryant was preceded in death by his brother; Charles Bryant.  Wayne is survived by daughters; Debbie Judd, Carol Bryant, and  Laura Testerman; brothers; Irvin Bryant, James Bryant Harry Bryant and John Bryant; sister, Joyce Kendrick. 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Visitation on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011, at Lanier Funeral Home Chapel. Services also held at the funeral home on Monday,Oct.31, 2011. - Interment will be in Socrum Cemetery.
>BRYANT, Toliver - 38 - Thomas Toliver Bryant, who had been making his home in Detroit for the past year, died there late Tuesday after and operation. Thomas was 38.
 Thomas is survived by a brother, C. Bronson Bryant of Balboa, C.Z.  and 3 sisters; Mrs. M. L. McIntosh of Jacksonville, Mrs. T. E. Rogers of Plant City, and Mrs. W. Y. Wooten of Lakeland.
 The body was brought back to Lakeland and arrived Friday morning. The Futch-Steen Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.  The Ledger, Wednesday Evening, March 4, 1942 )
>BRYANT, A. A. - Funeral services for Adolphus Asbury Bryant, who died Friday night at his home, 710 Peachtree Street will be held this afternoon from Free Methodist Church with Rev. E. C. Wills officiating. The body will lie in state for 30 minutes before services begin..
 Intrement will be in Roselawn Cemetery under the direction of the Futch Funeral Home. Mr. Bryant was born in Tenessee April 26, 1850, came here 35 years ago from Kentucky.
 Mr Bryant is survived by his widow, Mrs. M. A. Bryant; 2 sons, Cecil Bryant of Immokalee, and Admiral Bryant of Lakeland; 3 daughters, Mrs. R. H. Lingie, Mrs. J. S. Starling and Mrs. O. S. Barry of Lakeland.
 Mr. Bryant had been ill for 3 weeks and was moved from the hospital to his home a week ago. ( The Ledger,Jan. 20, 1935 )
>BRYANT, Sarah C. -
Funeral services - Ledger, Wed., May 7, 1947
 Funeral services for Mrs. Sarah C. Bryant, who died Monday, were held from Bethel Baptist Church yesterday. The Rev. Albert Joiner and the Rev. C. N. Walker officiated. A trio consisting of Jo Anne and Zelda Harrell and Jo Anna Adams , accompanied by Carolyn Cash, sang, "Farther Along", "Heavens of Rest," and "Never Grow Old.". Honary pallbearers included W. D. Harp, K. C. Cockerel, I. Q. Mize, H. L. Costine, D. E. Bridges, J. C. Mitchell, John Rutledge and E. H. Wilder. Among the active pallbearers were W. H. Horace and T. V. Costine, Edgar Wilder, H. L. Palmer and W. H. Bridges. >Interment was at Socrum Cemetery with Smith and Dukes Funeral Home in charge.
> REV. ED BRYANT -  85 -
LAKE WALES - Rev. Ed Bryant, 85, of Lake Wales passed away Sunday, June 3, 2012 at the Lake Wales Medical Center due to heart failure.He was born February 20, 1927 in Babson Park to the late Hannie W. & Mattie Kiser Bryant; he was a lifelong resident of this area. His pastorates included First Baptist Church, Jan Phyl Village in Winter Haven, Central Avenue Baptist Church in Lake Wales from 1968 until 1992, retired from 1992 until 1996, First Baptist Church of Alturas from 1996 until 2000 and retired again in 2000. He also retired from the Lake Wales Post Office in 1982 after 35 years and was a veteran of
World War II, serving in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed reading and studying scripture.
 Rev. Bryant was preceded in death by his wife, Tina M. Bryant in 1993.  
 Survivors include his two sons, David W. Bryant (Cheryl ) of Lake Wales and Michael A. McDuffie JuVonne of Daleville, AL; sister, Mae WATSON of Lake Wales; five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
 Visitation will be held  Wednesday, June 6, 2012 and the funeral service will be held  Thursday, June 7, 2012 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales with David W. Bryant and Michael A. McDuffie officiating.
 Interment will follow at the Lake Wales Cemetery. (Ledger, June 6, 2012 )
>CRAIG ALAN BRYANT, Sr. -  62 - Acoustical Services, Inc.
LAKELAND - Craig Alan Bryant, Sr., 62 of Lakeland, died February 11, 2012 due to heart failure. Craig was born February 11, 1950 in Gordo, Alabama to Rufus and Mary (Hall) Bryant and moved to Lakeland more than 25 years ago. Craig is a
Vietnam War Army veteran and owned Acoustical Services, Inc. of Lakeland.
 He is preceded in death by his father and is survived by his mother, Mary Bryant of Leesburg; his son, Craig (Cindy) Bryant, Jr. of Lakeland; his daughters, Alicia and Cary Bryant both of Lakeland; his step-daughter, Tracy Kelley of Oxford, FL; his sisters, Veda (Gary) Folds of Belle Glade, FL and Cynthia (Dewey) Smith of Leesburg; his brother, Johnny (Karen) Bryant of Winter Garden, FL and his five grandchildren, Garrett Kelley, Craig Bryant III, McKenna Stepp, Kingston and Sir'Kirion Hardy.
 Friends will be received Saturday at the Lakeland Funeral Home chapel where funeral services will be held that morning.
Military honors will follow the service in Lakeland Memorial Gardens - Feb. 16, 2012
CHARLES E. BRYANT -  73 - Disney
LAKELAND - Mr. Charles E. Bryant, age 73, died Monday (June 18, 2007) of a heart attack.
Born in Lakeland on December 20, 1933, he was a lifelong resident. He retired from Disney after 23 years, and he loved to build things.
Mr. Bryant is survived by his wife, Jean Bryant, Lakeland; son, Ronald Bryant, Sr., Lakeland; daughters, Peni Bell, Tori Roberts, Cindy Keene, all of Lakeland; brothers, Albert Bryant, Monroe, MI., Jepp Bryant, Howard Bryant, both of Kathleen; granddaughters, Keeli Champion, Stephanie Bryant, Kerstin Bryant, Carter Elizabeth Bell; grandsons, Ronald Bryant, Jr., Nathan Roberts, Corey Bell; 3 amazing great grandsons, Jameson, Jacob, and Joshua Champion.
Visitation will be Wednesday, June 20, 2007, at Lanier Funeral Home chapel. Service
s will follow at Lanier Funeral Home chapel. Interment will be in Florida National Cemetery.
Ledger,June 19, 2007

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