Johnson City Press Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Marie Bryant, UNICOI

Published November 20th, 2013 9:27 pm

Marie Bryant, age 83, of Unicoi, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2013, at her residence.
She was a life long resident of Unicoi County and a daughter of the late Alonzo Milton and Goldie Hodges Osborne.
Marie retired at the age of 51 as a seamstress for Industrial Garment. She was a member of Unicoi Church of Christ.
Marie was a very loving wife, mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by two brothers: Ivan and Willard Osborne.
Marie Bryant has left behind to cherish her memories her husband, Burges Bryant, of 61 years; Two Daughters: Patsy Nunley, of Unicoi, Barbara Hardin, of Unicoi; Two Brothers: Carrick Osborne, his wife, Gladys, of Unicoi, Dale Osborne, his wife, Sue, of Belgrade, MT; Three Sisters: Virginia Jenkins, of Johnson City, Shirley Street, of Johnson City, Jeanette Arwood, her husband, Carl, of Jonesborough; Five Grandchildren: Dawn Robinson, Unicoi, Shawn Tino, Unicoi, Diane Hall, Florida, Crystal Butler, Unicoi, Stacey Hardin, Florida; Five Great-Grandchildren.
The family respectfully request the honor of your presence as we remember and honor the life of Marie Bryant in a funeral service at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 23, 2013, in the Chapel of Valley Funeral Home. Reverend Richard Kirkland, minister of Unicoi Christian Church, will officiate.
A committal service will then follow to Roselawn Memory Gardens. Pallbearers will be notified by family.
A Visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 12:00 PM on Saturday and will continue until the service.
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These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Claudia “Marie” Bryant through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin. 423-743-9187