Mr. Howard Clayton Bryant

May 5, 1921June 6, 2014

Dunn, NC Mr. Howard C. Bryant, 93, of Dunn died Friday morning at Gabriel Manor in Clayton. He was born May 5, 1921 in Sampson County, son of the late Tilghman Claudius Bryant and Iva Adel Byrd Bryant. He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine J. Bryant, a son, Howard J. Bryant, five brothers and seven sisters. Mr. Bryant was a US Army veteran having served in World War II. He was employed by Wellons Candy Company for many years and retired as Production Manager with Bemco Mattress Company. He worked part-time with Bemco for many years after his retirement. He was an active member of Gospel Tabernacle Pentecostal Holiness Church having served in many capacities including Deacon, Assistant Sunday School Superintendent, Sunday school teacher, usher, and member of the choir. He also was President of the Luther Davis Sunday School class. The family will receive friends at Gospel Tabernacle Sunday from 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. The funeral service will be held at 4:00 P.M. at the church with Rev. King White, Rev. Ken Milliken and Rev. Danielle Maynor officiating. Burial will follow at Banner Chapel Church Cemetery in Benson. Mr. Bryant is survived by two daughters, Elaine B. Lee and husband Stan of Clayton and Becky B. Walton and husband Danny of Willow Spring, daughter-in-law, Marsha J. Bryant of Dunn, grandchildren, Sherry L. Faw and husband Todd, Grayson S. Lee and wife Shannon, Kevin H. Bryant and wife Whitney, Ashley T. Bryant, Heather W. Johnson and husband Jason and Christopher Walton, great grandchildren, Joshua Faw, Amber Faw, Addison Faw, Madison Lee, McKenzie Lee, Cooper Bryant and Addison Johnson, and one great-great grandchild, Ryan Faw. Mr. Bryant was a faithful husband and was devoted to his family and church. He was a Godly man who loved people and even during his years of sickness he continued to influence many people by his witness. The family would like to express heartfelt thanks to all who cared for him during his sickness and especially the staff at Gabriel Manor in Clayton and Amedysis Hospice. Memorial contributions may be made to Gospel Tabernacle P. H. Church, 2105 W. Cumberland Street, Dunn, NC 28334.


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Jim & Mitsy Shreve

June 8, 2014

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Sarah Shreve

June 8, 2014

In loving memory of a wonderful man. I will love you and miss you always.

Rachel Brewington

June 8, 2014

Elaine, I'm so sorry about Uncle Howard. He was a mentor to me. At my lowest point in life, he always told me I could do anything I wanted. I Loved Uncle Howard, He is with Aunt Christine, Grandmom, Aunt Mary, Mama, and Uncle David now.

Donna Thompson

June 8, 2014

Uncle Howard was a special man who lived his life by the word and was a witness to those who came in contact with him. He blessed my life at a young age. My love and prayers for you all.

Gayle Tart Davis

June 8, 2014

Elaine, sorry to hear of your father's passing. I know he had a rich, full life, and you have many wonderful memories. I am praying for comfort for you and your family. Gayle

Martha Pope

June 7, 2014

Thinking of you and your family, Elaine. Will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Carla Baker

June 7, 2014

It was a pleasure having you in my life,
God always knows what's best. I will miss you and your laugh.

Brenda Waddell

June 7, 2014

Mr. Howard Bryant another soldier gone on home to be with our Father.
I will have you in my prayers, for it was a pleasure to know Mr. Bryant and his family.Gabriel Manor

June 7, 2014

So sorry of Mr. Bryants passing. He was a wonderful neighbor and man. We will miss him greatly. We have great memories of him and his family.
We all know he is in a better place.

The Floyd Barefoot family

Tula Satterfield

June 7, 2014

I am praying for you and your families during this time. May the great memories you have of him comfort you.