Bennie Ray Bryant Jr.

September 18, 1958February 1, 2019

Bennie “Beau” Bryant Jr was born on September 18 1958 to Bennie Ray Bryant and Mae Bryant, He left this world peacefully on February 1, 2019 in Denison, TX. Services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6th at Bright-Holland Funeral Home, Paris, TX with Rev. Fred Fangio officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 – 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Beau lived an eventful and full life, he served in the Army right out of High school beginning in April 1976 and receiving his honorable discharge in August 1982. He took a job that was in Iraq in 2002 so he could still do his part to serve his country. He took a lot of pride in his last place of employment which was Kimberly Clark in Paris TX. He loved spending time with his family and friends. He always love to tell stories of his life and what he had done. We will miss his stories and Him being here with us on earth. Beau survived by his sister Carla Charles and husband Jimmy of Honey Grove TX, sister Tanja Mitchell and husband Tim of Burlington Kentucky, brother John Jenkins and wife Tammie of Irving TX, numerous nieces & nephews, numerous great nieces, great nephews, cousins and friends. Proceeding him in death are his father Bennie Bryant, father Jim Jenkins, mother Mae Bryant, brother Mark Bryant, a nephew, Danny Joe Ford III and a niece, Ellie Bryant.


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Bennie Ray Bryant Jr.

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Tanja Mitchell

February 9, 2019

Beau, we have so many memories together. Since I was 4 yrs old you've been my hero, coach, mentor & big brother. You were always there for me & I can proudly say I was always there when you needed me. I hope you're at peace now. I want you to know I have a blessed & wonderful life & I'll be fine. Life goes on. Go well big brother & God Speed.

Martha Sue Kirby Morris

February 7, 2019

Dear Bennie Ray, When you were a baby, I would carry you around in my arms and lead Mark around by my hand. I loved you both so much. I am glad I found you on Facebook not so long ago and shared stories of our past. Your grandfather, John Mitchell Brown, was our pastor and the man that baptized me, so your line of our family has meant a lot to me over the many years. I know he, and your grandmother Brown, have welcomed you with open arms, as well as your dear grandmother Bryant, whom I loved dearly. Goodbye for now, Dear Cousin, until we meet again. Love from my heart, Martha Sue.

Mickey Don Jenkins

February 3, 2019

Beau, I still can’t believe you have gone home. I will always remember the times we shared at the dome home taking care of the horses and talking about life. Heaven has a Great man there today. You taught me so much about life and you showed us all every day what a man should be. I Love ya Cousin! I sure wish we could have talked about Life one more time! I know Mom and Dad are happy to see you as they would talk of you and Mark often and you would always bring a smile to their faces. Rest easy Soldier! •slow Salute•