Dennis T. Bryant

Published 2:00 pm Wednesday, August 2, 2017

NEWSOMS — Dennis Thomas “Buckwheat” Bryant, 64, passed away on July 30, 2017, in Southside Regional Medical Center in Petersburg.

Dennis T. Bryant

A lifelong resident of Southampton County, he was a son of the late Raymond Davis and Eunice Ferguson Bryant.

He was a graduate of Southampton High School and farmed all his life.

He was a member of Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church and Newsoms Hunt Club.

He leaves to cherish his memory one daughter, Krystal Anne Bryant, and Krystal’s mother, Carol Harris; one sister, Cynthia Bryant Cobb; one brother, R. Davis “Bubba” Bryant Jr. and his wife, Andrea “Diddle;” nieces and nephews, Brandi (Lee) Francis, Angie (Sam) Pelley and Katelyn, Brittany and Cole Cobb; great-nephews, Ben and Jake Francis; two aunts, Hannah and Nellie Bryant; and his beloved dog, Hobo.

The graveside service will be at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 3, in Hollywood Cemetery with the Rev. Nathan Decker officiating. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, Aug. 2, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, and suggests that memorial donations be made to your local Rescue Squad or Fire Department.