Patricia Bryant

Published 10:53 am Monday, August 31, 2020

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COURTLAND — Patricia Parrish “Pat” Bryant, 82, passed away on Aug. 29, 2020, in her home surrounded by family.

Patricia Bryant

She was born in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, and was the daughter of the late Vernon Samuel Parrish and Alice Kinker Parrish. Pat was also predeceased by a brother, Sandy Parrish.

Pat was a graduate of Roanoke Rapids High School, a former Sunday School teacher, WMU president and choir member at Courtland Baptist Church, and was retired from Belk after 25 plus years as assistant office manager.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Basil North Bryant; two daughters, Sherri B. Lupton (Roy) and Joy B. Carr; one son, Christopher Lee “Chris” Bryant (Louis “Skip” Cole); one sister, Elizabeth Barrett; eight grandchildren, Allie Himler ( Robert), Kelly Bryant, Timothy Bryant, Hailey Bryant, Daniel Lupton (Jet), Ryan Lupton (Samantha), Rebecca Lupton (Jared) and Jessica Carr (Tyler); four great-grandchildren; brother-in-law, Bahnson Bryant (Pearl Dean); sister-in-law, Laneau Harrington (Robert); dear friends. J.W. and Shelby Coggsdale; and nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1, in Southampton Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Wright Funeral Home.