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Leroy "Sonny" Bryant

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Leroy "Sonny" Bryant Obituary
Leroy "Sonny" Bryant

Coldwater, MS

Leroy "Sonny" Bryant, 93, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017. Mr. Bryant was born in Weiner, Arkansas, and moved to Memphis in 1946, where he began working for MATA until his retirement 38 years later. Sonny was a WWII Combat Infantryman and was involved in three major battles in Europe. After retirement, he enjoyed raising cows and horses on his small farm and spoiling his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Geraldine Hydrick Bryant and a granddaughter, Ashley Bryant. He is survived by his daughter, Sally Bryant Gray; three sons, Danny M. Bryant, Randy H. Bryant and Roy Bryant; 11 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Family will receive guests on Tuesday, August 22, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., with the services to immediately follow at 2 p.m. at Brantley Funeral Home, 6875 Cockrum St., Olive Branch, Ms 38654. In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be made in Mr. Leroy "Sonny" Bryant's memory to Independence MS Volunteer Fire Department. Online condolences may be expressed at
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Aug. 22, 2017
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