Sarah Bryant

July 26, 1921May 25, 2011

Sarah “Punkin” Bryant-Ecru

Sarah “Punkin” Reeder Bryant, age 89, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at Sanctuary Hospice House in Tupelo. She was born July 26, 1921 in Pontotoc County to Othneil and Maudie Reeder. She married Paul Bryant on April 27, 1941. She was a member of the Cherry Creek Baptist Church.

Services will be at 2:00 PM Friday, May 27, 2011 at Cherry Creek Baptist Church with Rev. Don Wilson and Rev. Roger Reeder officiating; burial will follow in the Cherry Creek Cemetery. Browning Funeral Home in Pontotoc is in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors include her four daughters: Paulette Posey, Bonnie Strain and Debbie Herring all of Ecru and Reeder Wilson (Jerry) of Jackson, TN; Five grandchildren: Brandi Posey, Andrea Wilson, Rony Herring, Jon Herring and Jill Herring; two great grandchildren; a sister: Mabel Huffstatler and a brother: Harold Reeder of Ecru.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband: Paul Bryant; and a sister: Lula Mae Rowland.

Pallbearers will be: Rony Herring, Jon Herring, Lynn Bland, Mike Reeder, Jackie Reeder and Jordan Montgomery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 PM Thursday and from 11 to 1:30 PM Friday at Cherry Creek Baptist Church. The visitation will all be at the church.

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Regina Graham

June 3, 2011

Paulette, so sorry to hear about your mother. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. May the Lord be with you as you go through this sad time.

Judy S Younger

June 2, 2011

Bonnie just read in the paper about your sweet mother. So sorry for your great loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. Love you.

June 1, 2011

Bogie & I are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts & prayers are for you during this time of grief.
Luv u, girl

Scherrie O'Neal

May 27, 2011

To Debbie and Family:
Im so sorry for your loss. Sorry I could not be there but you all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Love Scherrie

May 27, 2011

Bonnie I know all you girls have great memories about your mother. It was always so interesting for you to share those with me. God bless and keep all of you during this time.
Glenda Little

Scarlett & Bill Reeder

May 27, 2011

Dear Paulette and Family,

We want to express our sincere sympathy for your loss. Bill (William Lynn) has talked about a lot of fond memories of Punkin. We both understand how hard it is when your mother passes on.

From the Staff of Browning Funeral Home

May 26, 2011

Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.