November 25, 1945 - March 13, 2018
Rev. Roy Ernest Bryant age 72, of Arab passed away Tues. March 13, 2018, at Marshall Medical Center North. Rev. Bryant was born on November 25, 1945, in Jefferson County, AL the son of M. Leroy Bryant and Ernestine Akins Bryant. He graduated from Banks High School in 1963. Roy went on to U.A.B. where he received a B.S. in Psychology and Sociology and received his Master’s in Divinity from Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky. He served in Ministry for over 30 years, serving numerous Churches in the North Alabama United Methodist Conference. In Arab he pastored New Brashier’s Chapel United Methodist Church from 1992-1996 and served as Associate Pastor at Arab First United Methodist Church from 2012-2017. He and Kathy Coker were married on Jan. 8, 1994. Rev. Bryant is survived by his Wife, Kathy Coker Bryant of Arab; Sons, Alan (Sherry) Bryant of Foley, AL, Mark (Holly) Bryant of Foley, AL and Scott (Melanie) Bryant of Decatur, AL; Brother, Rev. Lee (Nancie) Bryant of Ft. Payne, AL; Grandchildren, Courtney (Derek) Bryant, Johnwesley (Samantha) Bryant, Luke Bryant, Nick Bryant, Ashley Bryant, Katy Bryant and Harper Bryant and 4 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Wife, Deloris Bryant; Parents, Leroy and Ernestine Bryant and his Mother in law, Jewell Coker. Funeral Service will be held on Friday March 16, 2018, at 2 PM at Arab First United Methodist Church with Kenny Baskins, Nicky James and Phil Springer officiating. Burial will be in Brashier’s Chapel Cemetery with Gober Funeral Chapel directing. Pallbearers will be, Larry Coker, Jason Coker, Lavon Sutton, Johnwesley Bryant, Stan Davis and Scott Bryant. Visitation will be at the Church on Friday from 11 AM until time of service at 2 PM.
Rev. Roy Ernest Bryant age 72, of Arab passed away Tues. March 13, 2018, at Marshall Medical Center North. Rev. Bryant was born on November 25, 1945, in Jefferson County, AL the son of M. Leroy Bryant and Ernestine Akins Bryant. He graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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