DENISON - Lillie Tommie Bryant, 64, went home to be with the Lord Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas.
Mrs. Bryant was born July 10, 1948 in Denison, the daughter of Octivia Ruffins. She married the love of her life, Earl Bryant on Sept. 26, 1972 in Denison, and loved him dearly for the 40 years of their marriage.
Mrs. Bryant is survived by her beloved family, husband, Earl Bryant of Denison; sons, Christopher Marcel Bryant and wife, Belinda Ann of Seagoville, and Eric Nigel Bryant of Denison; daughter, Carla Michelle Bryant-Houston and husband Willie Ray Jr. of Dallas; grandchildren, Willie Ray Houston III, Ashley Dawn Houston, Phebe Camielle Houston, Joel Micheal Houston, Eric Bryant Jr.; one great-grandchild, Layla Marie Houston; siblings, Clarence Ruffins of Denison, Tommie Golston of Denison, and Velma Ruffins of Denison; and a host of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Bryant was preceded in death by her mother, Octivia Ruffins; sisters, Fayrine Ruffins Luper, Christine Chetman and Ethel Mae Ruffins, brother, Wilburn Ruffins, and sister Ezella Marie Birdow.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012 at Greater Coffey Memorial COGIC with Rev. Kenneth Gwinn officiating. Family visitation will be from 6 -8 p.m. Friday at Fisher Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Thomas Brownlee, Joe Rors, Willie Houston Jr, Joel Houston, Stacey Goldston and Reggie Hines.
Condolences may be registered online at www.fisherfh.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of Fisher Funeral Home, located at 604 W. Main in Denison.