Louisa Bryant

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Louisa F. Bryant
COURTLAND—Louisa Francis Bryant, 78, died Jan. 23, 2009.
She was born in Southampton County, a daughter of the late Raleigh and Annie Spence Francis.
Mrs. Bryant was a member of Vincent Grove United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Roy Garland Bryant; one daughter, Patricia B. Francis of Courtland; two sons, Donald L. Bryant of Courtland and Garland “Mac” Bryant and wife Pattie of Franklin; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; six sisters, Bessie Best and husband Lewis and Ruth Carter, all of Franklin, Irma Heath and Marie Fowler and husband Elmo, all of Courtland, Jeanette Carlin of Norfolk and Rosa Lee Grant of Carrsville; two brothers, Milton Francis and wife Marian of Deltaville and Bobby Francis and wife Phyllis of Emporia; and nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a sister, Bertha Johnson and two brothers, Gilbert and James Francis.
The funeral service was held Tuesday at Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Susan M. Reaves, the Rev. Dr. A. Richard Childress and the Rev. James M. Smith officiating.
Interment followed in Riverside Cemetery in Courtland.
Condolences may be offered at www.wrightfuneralhome.org.