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- [S113] Manes Funeral Home, (http://www.manesfuneralhome.com), 14 Jul 2012.
(January 29, 1955 - July 14, 2012)
Wilbur Earl Bryant, age 57, of Newport, went to be with the Lord, Friday, July 14, 2012 at Physicians Regional Hospital. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Bart and Hassie Bryant and Otto and Wavie Gray; and father-in-law, Jesse James. He is survived by his wife Phyllis Bryant; son Chad Bryant; mother and father, Mary Edith and Lloyd Bryant; sister, Janice Bryant; niece, Susan Ball and husband Riley Ball; mother-in-law, Nannie Mae James; and a host of other family and friends. The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm Monday, July 16, 2012 in Manes Funeral Home Chapel with funeral services following at 8:00 pm, with Rev. Brian Parrish officiating. Burial will be held at 11:00 am, Tuesday, July 17, 2012 in the Hall Family Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Gordon Hall, Randy Fine, Jeff Kyker, Jimmy Arrowood, Michael Arnold and Van Ford. Honorary pallbearers will be Don Styles, David Prizer and Bill Raines.
Family and friends may sign the guest register on line at: www.manesfuneralhome.com.
Manes Funeral Home in charge.