William G. Bryant

Mr. William G. "Bill" Bryant, 88, of Woodbury died Dec. 17, 2011. He was born on March 6, 1923 in Moulton, Alabama and moved to Cannon County in 1962. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew W. Bryant and Annie Josephine (Canup) Bryant. He was also preceded in death by a son, Thomas Bryant, his first and second wives, Lou Davis Bryant and Dorothy Markum Bryant, four brothers and a sister.

He is survived by his wife, Ernestine (Rogers) Smith Bryant of Woodbury; two sons, Mike & Pam Bryant and Gary & Juanella Bryant both of Alabama; two step-sons, Charles & Gail Markum and John Smith both of Woodbury; one daughter, Kathy & Danny Adams of Alabama; one step-daughter, Sherry & Doug Ramsey of Woodbury; one sister, Letha Newton of Five Points, TN; grandchildren, Josh & Ashley Bryant, Tommy Bryant, Jason Adams, Justin Adams, Candice Baker, Denise Roller, Ronnie Ramsey, Jonathan Smith, Ethan Smith, Andrew Smith, Corey Smith; great grandchildren, Alyssa Adams, Nash Adams, Jessica Roller and Victor Roller and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bryant was a member of the Smith Grove Church of Christ. He was a retired employee of Dekalb Telephone. He loved to work in his yard and mow. He enjoyed being outdoors.

Visitation will be Monday, Dec. 19, 2011 from 3-8 PM at Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 at 11 AM in the Smith Funeral Home chapel. Gayle Rains and Herb Alsup will officiate. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations are requested to the Smith Grove Church of Christ..

Contact Smith Funeral Home for more details. www.smithfuneralhomewoodbury.net (615)563-5337.