Deanna Gayle Riley Bryant, age 77, of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away on October 7, 2018.
She was born in Clifton, Tennessee, to the late J. Erving Riley and Ermadine Turnbo Riley.
She was a Retired Nurse and a valued member of the Children’s Academy Family. Deanna was a member of Christ United Methodist Church and the DAR and UDC. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and sister. She loved the beach, cooking and especially family gatherings.
Preceded in death by her husband Henry Joe Bryant. Survived by children Henry Joe (Jamie) Bryant II of Trinidad, Jeffrey Alan (Amy) Bryant of Knoxville, Tennessee, Angelia Bryant (Kenneth) Cormier of Spring Hill, Tennessee, and Jason Andrew Bryant of Lyles, Tennessee; sisters, Debby Rainey of Fairview, Tennessee, and Jayne Evelyn (Dillard) Chase of Florence, Alabama; grandchildren, Tabitha (Kris) Taylor, Tanner Cormier and Tyler Bryant; great grandchild, Sydney Mattern.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at Williamson Memorial Funeral Home, with Mark Price officiating. Family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. on Friday Oct 12, 2018, and one hour prior to the service on Saturday at Williamson Memorial. Following the Service, burial will be in the Mountain View Cemetery, Hardin County, near Savannah, Tennessee, at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday. Active pallbearers are Joe Bryant II, Jeff Bryant, Jason Bryant, Kenneth Cormier, Tanner Cormier and Tommy Boroughs. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Bray and Bobby Bray.
WILLIAMSON MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 615-794-2289.