Juanita Granny Bryant - 1921-2008
Juanita Granny Bryant, 86, of Greenup, Ky., went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital.
She was born Nov. 8, 1921, in Jonancy, Pike County, Ky., a daughter of the late Long Joe and Bertha Osborne.
She was the wife of the late Walter Bud Bryant, whom she married on Dec. 23, 1946, and was a 70-year member of the Old Regular Baptist Church, with Little Jewell Old Regular Baptist Church in Westwood, Ky., being her home church. She was a granny to many children in Greenup.
Granny is preceded in death, along with her parents and husband, by a brother, Elsworth Osborne; a son-in-law, Keith Cooper; a daughter-in-law, Judy Bryant; and a grandson, Joshua Bryant.
She is survived by her six loving children: two sons, Larry Bryant and his wife, Kathy, of Portsmouth, Ohio, and Terry Bryant and his wife, Rita, of Greenup; four daughters, Clara Sue Kouns and her husband, Rick, and Bertha Jane Wright and her husband, Chuck, both of Ashland, Loretta Jean Cooper of Portsmouth and Lisa Kay Bailey and her husband, Richard, of Lebanon Junction, Ky.; three sisters, Kathleen Hall, Minerva Caudill and Loretta Hopkins, all of Pike County, Ky.; and was a loved grandma of her 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, at Little Jewell Old Regular Baptist Church in Westwood by Elders Junior Ruggles and Gregg Lewis. Burial will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008, at Wright's Funeral Home in Greenup and after 10 a.m. Friday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Little Jewell Old Regular Baptist Church, 2129 Ky. 10, Greenup, KY 41144.
Condolences may be sent to www.wrightsfuneralhome.com.