MRS. TRESSIE WILMA BRYANT, age 80, of Spring Creek Road-Trion, Georgia passed away Wednesday (March 3, 2010) evening in a Rome hospital following an illness. Born in Center, Alabama on October 15, 1929, She was a daughter of the late Marvin Thomas and Allie Ozelle Mitchell Collins. Mrs. Bryant was Baptist by Faith, retired from health care, and was preceded in death by her husband the late Roy T. Bryant, Sr.
Surviving are daughters-Betty Wain of Gadsden, Al., Lillian Hendrie and Charlene Elan both of LaFollette, Il., Janice Luallen of Summerville, Barbara Hudgins of Trion, Madelyn George of Summerville, Teresa Bryant of Atlanta, Charlotte Bryant of Trion, Kay Kendrick of LaFayette, Marie Beason of Trion, Darlene Hughes of Summerville; sons-Johnny Thornton of Gadsden, Al., Roy T. Bryant, Jr. of Summerville, William Thomas Bryant of Summerville, and Ricky Bryant of Trion; sister-Elaine Collins of Summerville; brothers-Truman Ray Collins and Roy Collins both of Summerville, and Lamar Collins of Rome; forty one Grandchildren, eighty Great Grandchildren, several Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday (March 6th) at 1:00 P.M. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Pastor Walter Morgan officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers Allen Lowe, Robert Warren, Chris Wade, Tommy Edwards, Bud Bryant, Clay Brown; Honorary Pallbearers Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren. The Family will receive friends Friday from 6 until 8 P.M. at the Funeral Home; at others hours Family may be contacted at residence of a daughter Marie Beason #4641 Spring Creek Road-Trion.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge.