Lucy J. Bryant (WARRENTON, Ga.)

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WARRENTON, Ga. - Judge Lucy J. Bryant, 71,beloved wife of the late Arthur O. (Buddy) Bryant, entered into rest and went home to be with the Lord on September 1, 2007 after a lengthy illness at her residence. She was born on July 08, 1936 in Warren County to the late Maggie Guy Johnson and Duvall Johnson and was a life long resident of Warren County. Judge Bryant served Warren County as Probate Judge from 1980 to 2004 and retired after 24 years of proudly serving the citizens of Warren County. Judge Bryant was a member of the Daughters of American Revolution, Georgia County Officers Association, and the First United Methodist Church of Warrenton. Survivors include her daughter, Angela K. Bryant of Evans; and son, Warren Keith Bryant (Jan) of Martinez; and grandson, Taylor Duvall Bryant of Martinez; sisters, Vivian Smith of Twin City, Eloise (Walter) Cook of Union Point, Garland Dye of Camak, Miram J. Reese of Mesena, Connie Buffington of Thomson; and several nieces and nephews; and very special friends, Lynette W. and Raymond Johnson of Warrenton. Brother, Orvin Johnson and Sister, Ethma D. May preceded Lucy in death. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, September 5th 2007 at the First United Methodist Church Warrenton with Rev. Mabel Foster and Rev. Jeanette Purvis officiating. Burial will follow in Johnson Methodist Church Cemetery. Pallbearers are Judge Purnell Davis, Judge Hal Hinesley, Luke Martin, Lynn H. Rutherford, John Graham, Jesse Reese, Roland Norris, and Joe Peebles. Honorary pallbearers will be the 10th District Probate Judges and members of the D.A.R. The family will receive friends at Lowe Funeral Home on Tuesday September 4th 2007 from 7 - 9 p.m. Judge Bryant will lie in state 1 hour before services at Warrenton First United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Johnson United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Joe Shurley, 642 Shurley Rd., Warrenton, Ga. 30828 or Warrenton First United Church of Warrenton, 412 Main St., Warrenton, Ga. 30828 in memory of Judge Lucy J. Bryant. Lowe Funeral Home, 77 W. Gibson Street, Warrenton, Ga. (706) 465-3333. (Email: lowe113@cs.com)

The Augusta Chronicle-September 4, 2007


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