Joyce Bryant
Funeral Date: 8/4/2013

Joyce Bryant, age 81, of Warren, Arkansas died Friday at John R. Wiliamson House, El Dorado. She was born January 19, 1932 at Warren, Arkansas a daughter of the late Robert Stedman and Villie Virginia “Kit” Smith Stedman. Mrs. Bryant was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church and a retired teacher for First Baptist Church Kindergarten. Surviving is her husband of 61 years Marvin Bryant; 2 sons Dr Donnie Bryant, DDS and spouse Patti, Warren, Ark. and Robert E. “Bob” Bryant and spouse Barbara, Camden, Arkansas; a sister Martha Sorrels, Atlanta, Ga; 5 grandchildren Dr. Julie Bryant Branch, DDS, Warren, Ark; Jonathan Bryant, Little Rock, Ark, Lee Bryant, Warrenton, Ore, Megan Bryant, El Dorado, Ark. and Zach Bryant, Warren, Ark. 5 great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a grandson Joseph Bryant and a brother Willis Stedman. Funeral services were 2:00pm Sunday, August 4, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. David Richey officiating. Linda Barrett was pianist. Burial was in Moseley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home of Warren. Active pallbearers were Jonathan Bryant, Lee Bryant, Zach Bryant, Steve Parnell, Zach Branch and Heath Bryant. Honorary pallbearers were Barnard Smith, Grady Rawls, Wilton Pulley, Bobby Hargraves, James Hunter, Wayne Griffin, Dr. Kerry Pennington and Faith Sunday School Class at Immanuel Baptist Church. Memorials preferred to Immanuel Baptist Church or First Baptist Church both of Warren.



Name: Teresa Hays
Message: So very sorry about your mother she always used to ask me about mother at church

Name: John and JeNelle Lipton
Message: So sorry to hear of your loss. Joyce was always a good friend and neighbor. My children all loved "Miss Joyce". Our thoughts and prayers will be with you in the days ahead.

Name: Suzette Russell
Message: Thinking of you during this difficult time. Suzette Russell Sue Woodard

Name: Tammy Anders-Benbrook
Message: So sorry to hear about Ms. Joyce. She was always so good to my boys at preschool and always had a smile on her face. Prayers for the family.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: BJ & Sharon Davis
Message: So sorry to hear about your mother.

Name: Lea Ann Forrest

Name: Ernie, Earline and Pam Ferrell
Message: Please accept our most sincere sympathy during this time of great loss. May God comfort all of Joyce's family. I have known her since high school. Earline

Name: Julia Ferrell Harris
Message: I remember Mrs. Joyce so very fondly from our days at First Baptist and then later when we taught side by side at the FBC Kindergarten. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Heaven has a new saint tonight and we can rest assured that we will be reunited on those streets of gold one day. I love you all and will be praying for you.

Name: Mike Berry

Name: Patsy R. Smith

Name: Debbie Henry
Message: So sorry for your loss will be praying for your family

Name: Charlotte denton
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Name: Leonard & Sharon Rice
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Name: Sharon Steadman Barton
Message: Marvin, Donny and Bob and your families...Just learned of the passing of Joyce. She was a very special person and she will be missed by friends and family. May God hold each of your hands and help you through your loss. God Bless, Sharon and Dennis

Name: French and Judy Wynne
Message: May it be of some comfort to know you are in the thoughts and prayers of your many friends.

Name: Hugh & Brenda Quimby
Message: We know you will miss your mother and grandmother. Remembering all of you in our prayers.

Name: Wilmot Green
Message: Donnie & Rob sorry for your loss. Will be thinking of you and the family in this time of sorrow.

Name: Sherry & Steve Rand
Message: Mrs. Joyce will be missed by all who knew her. She was a friend to all. Our thoughts and prayers are with you

Name: Jerry & Jackie Johnson

Name: Tammy Hensley


Name: Becky and Buddy Rauls
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Skye Sullivan Clanton
Message: I have such wonderful memories of Mrs. Joyce growing up. She was always the sweetest lady. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of the family.

Name: Randy & Beth Peek
Message: Your in our thoughts and prayers, she was a very sweet lady, cherish your memories

Name: Joyce and Jerry D Smith
Message: So sorry for your loss. Praying that the Lord gives you comfort.

Name: mark and kristy spencer

Name: Johnnie Evans
Message: My thoughts and prayers are with you. Ms.Joyce was such a sweet person.

Name: Larry & Robbie Reaves
Message: Dear family, So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our prayers.

Message: MY Thoughts and prayers go out to Mrs.Joyce's family,

Name: Larry & Pam Stuart
Message: Dear Bryant family, May the Good Lord be near each of you at this time of great loss. You have our sympathy and our prayers.

Name: Sandra & Tommy Toole
Message: Our deepest sympathy.

Name: Jimmy,Kaylon & Kevin Taylor

Name: Chrisann Gannaway
Message: Prayers

Name: Mary Parker
Message: Sorry for your loss I loved helping your mother when she came into the drug store. My prayers are with your family .

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Lynette York
Message: (Daughter of Otharee Forrest Balentine) Just read of the passing of Joyce. May God bless you with a peace and comfort that surpasses all we can imagine.

Name: Renae Allen
Message: Sorry for your loss. Mrs. Joyce was a sweet lady. Heaven has another sweet angel now.