Benny R. Bryan
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Funeral Services for Benny R. Bryan, 71, of Calhoun, LA will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, July 13, 2013 at Christ Church in West Monroe, LA with Rev. Tom Lowe and Rev. John Jones officiating. Interment will follow in the Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Calhoun, LA under the direction of Mulhearn Funeral Home West Monroe, LA.
Benny was born in Philadelphia, MS on June 10, 1942 and passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on July 10, 2013 after a lengthy illness. He retired from General Motors after 27 years of dedicated service. Benny is preceded in death by his parents, Benjamin and Jessie Bryan; brothers, Harston Bryan and wife, Francis, Reabon Bryan and wife, Christine, Joe Bryan and Billy Bryan; father-in-law, John P. Rieger, Sr.; mother-in-law, Lonie Bradshaw Rieger and his brother-in-laws, Jimmy Wilkerson, Gordon Long, and Marlin Williams.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 53 years, Jane Rieger Bryan; son, Craig Bryan and wife, Tamara; daughter, Sheila Netherland and husband, B.R.; grandchildren, Bryan Netherland, Stevan Bryan, Heather Bryan, and Abigail Bryan; sister, Lois Williams; brother-in-laws, John P. Rieger, Jr. and wife, Loudell, Dale Rieger and wife, Pat, Marvin Rieger and wife, Doris, Darvin Rieger; sister-in-laws, Vada Wilkerson, Evelyn Long, Tincy Woodall; along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Benny loved his family very much. He loved spending time with his family, working in the yard, fishing and hunting. He will be dearly missed but it is a comfort to know that he is celebrating in Heaven.
Pallbearers will be Stevan Bryan, Charles Bryan, Jesse Sellers, J.P. Rieger, III., Michael Graves, and Jamie Swain.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Robert Bryan and Jose Mercardo.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Friday, July 12, 2013 at Christ Church in West Monroe, LA.
The family would like to extend a very special thanks to Dr. Ron Hammett and Dr. Dean Stockstill for their continuing great care and support of our family.
Online Registry/ Condolences: www.mulhearnfuneralhome.com
Mulhearn Funeral Home
West Monroe, LA
Published in The News Star on July 12, 2013
Mulhearn Funeral Home Inc
300 Mcmillian Rd West Monroe, LA 71291