REV. HILTON D. BRYANT HAMMOND, IN (HESSVILLE)
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Rev. Hilton D. Bryant, age 82, of Hessville, peacefully went to his heavenly home on Monday July 15, 2013. He is survived by his devoted wife of 55 years, Betty Wanetta Bryant (nee Snyder); two loving children: Sue A. (Richard W.) Strayer and Daniel W. (Diane) Bryant; four wonderful grandchildren: Jacob and Adam Strayer, Jessica (Matthew) Gonzalez, and Kristina (Guillermo) Favela; numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, and a host of dear friends. Preceded in death by his parents: Wesley and Chloe Bryant; brothers; and sister. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. DIRECTLY at Terrace Park Church of God, 3104-173rd Street, Hammond (Hessville) with Rev. Edward Cunningham officiating. Burial will take place at 3:30 p.m. (eastern time) at Fair Cemetery, in Lakeville, IN. Friends are invited to meet with the family at Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville) on Tuesday, July 23, 2013 from 2:00-8:00 p.m. and also on Wednesday morning at Terrace Park Church of God from 9:00 a.m. until the time of the service at 10:00 a.m. Pastor Bryant was a longtime resident of the Calumet Area and served the Hessville community and the City of Hammond in various capacities throughout the past 43 years. He was actively involved in many area ministry programs. In addition, he had devoted much time to Yellow Creek Lake Youth Camp, serving as treasurer in the past. Pastor Bryant proudly served our country in the U.S. Army Air Force during the Korean conflict. He recently retired from Terrace Park Church of God as senior Pastor after 43 years and became their associate pastor. Hilton was a very loving husband, devoted father, grandfather, and friend who will be dearly missed. He was a person who could always be counted on. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Terrace Park Church of God. For more information, you may call Bocken Funeral Home at (219) 844-1600. www.bockenfunerals.com
Bocken Funeral Home, Inc.
7042 Kennedy Avenue
Hammond, IN 46363
Published in The Times from July 21 to July 22, 2013