Jean Calvert Briant
Funeral Date: 2/2/2016

Jean Calvert Briant, age 86, of Warren, AR and Monticello, AR, died Friday, January 29, at Chapel Woods in Warren, AR. Born June 16, 1929, in Warren, AR, a daughter of the late Louie Calvert and Lela Amelia Gossien Calvert she was a former employee for Pacific Bell, a former seamstress with Jack Winter, former owner and operator of Briant’s Music and member of Christian Fellowship. Jean was the widow of John Franklin Briant who died January 7, 1983. They were united in marriage July 2, 1946. Also preceding her in death were sons John Douglas Briant, Glen Briant; brothers Edward Calvert, Harrell Calvert; sisters Sibyl Haynes and Meta Mills. Survivors are two sons Andrew “Andy” Briant (Terrie), Monticello, AR, Robert “Bobby” Briant, Ft. Smith, AR. Two daughters Dr. Laura Evans (Andy), Warren, AR, Janis Mennite (Dominick), Scotts Valley, CA. Two brothers Delbert Calvert and Howard Calvert both of Warren, AR. One sister Jerry Neely (Jay), Herbine, AR. 3 grandchildren Donny Brown, New Edinburg, AR, Cheryl Wells (James), Warren, AR, Melody Walsh (Rick), Houston, TX. 5 great-grandchildren Emily Wells, Jamey Wells, William Wells all of Warren, AR, Destiny Brown, Kingsland, AR, Isaac Walsh, Houston, TX. Funeral service was 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating. The Briant Family provided the music. Burial was in Moseley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Gene Calvert, Dean Calvert, Donny Brown, Andy Evans, Dominick Mennite, James Wells and Josh Word. Honorary pallbearers were William Wells, Jamey Wells and Isaac Walsh.



Name: Suzi Thompson
Message: Our love and prayers are with you all. Suzi, Cindy and Missy

Name: James Boney
Message: She was a wonderful lady who was always cheerful. I went to church with her for years and always enjoyed seeing her. My condolences to the family.


Name: Charles Landers

Name: Patsy Smith
Message: I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Jean. I extend my sincere condolences to the entire family.

Name: Marlene Elliott
Message: Andy, I am so sorry to read about your mom. Please know that you are in my prayers.


Name: Donna Craig McDougald
Message: Sweet Family, I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Jean. I enjoyed every moment I got to be a part of her care at WPNH. She was a joy to be around. There was never a dull moment with this lil spitfire. She would defintiley keep you on your toes. I enjoyed her so much & thank you all for letting me be apart of her care. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Name: Brenda Reed
Message: Andy & Family, So sorry for the loss of Ms. Jean on this old earth. She is in Heaven on streets of gold with our Lord and Savior. We will keep you all in prayer. God Bless each of you. Ronny, Brenda, Brison & Magen Reed

Name: Bonnie Wood
Message: This is for Evelyn Jennings, my Mom, also. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family for the loss of Ms. Jean

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley