Carrie Bryant was born to the union of Claude Thomas and Bessie Zanders (Thomas) on June 30, 1922, in Atlanta Georgia. She departed this life peacefully on November 16, 2021. Carrie loved the Lord and served him faithfully until her health prevented her from coming to church. Her favorite saying was “I am Just Holding On”.
On July 5, 1945, she married the love of her life, Linton Bryant, Jr. who preceded her in death. From that union they had 5 girls, they were married for 60 years.
Carrie was a hard worker and was valued at the places she worked. Howard Johnson Restaurant, Hoppers Ignitions, Odd and Ends Thrift Store, U. C. College, South Avondale School, Xavier School, and Cincinnati Reds Ball Park.
Carrie loved to travel, one of her favorite places to go was Las Vegas, and on bus trips. One of her fun things she enjoyed was playing the slot machines.
She joined Bethel Baptist Church at an early age under the pastorship of her first cousin Rev. Harry Brown. She later joined Corinthian Baptist Church in October 2015 under the pastorship of our present pastor Rev KZ Smith. She was active in Adult Women Sunday School and the Free Store. She was honored at CBC’s Senior Member of the month for October 2018. She later changed to Rev. Earl Brays Sunday School Class was she enjoyed going until her health started to feel.
Carrie leaves not to mourn but to cherish her precious memories are Annette George (Raymond George) deceased, Marie Walker deceased (Jerry Walker) Louis Mapp, (Thomas Mapp) deceased Mary Carr (James‘s Carr) Alice Bryant and a goddaughter Linda Bea McEntire. She had 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, 11 great-great grandchildren, six great-great-great grandchildren. She was also blessed with loving friends and her church family.
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