JEFFERSON COUNTY IL
George Bryan, 89, 1006 Gilbert St., died at 10 p.m., July 9, 1987,
at Good Samaritan Hospital.Mr. Bryan was born Aug. 14, 1897, in
Jefferson County, a son of John N. and Harriet E. (Oakley) Bryan.
On March 13, 1915, in Mt. Vernon, he married Lena B. Reynolds.
She died June 17, 1970. Mr. Bryan was a carpenter and contractor
prior to his retirement. He served as road commissioner of Dodds
Township for two terms. He also helped build the Rogers Building in
downtown, Mt. Vernon.
The funeral will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hughey Funeral Home and the
Rev. Byford Campbell will officate. Burial will follow in South Hickory Hill Cemetery.
Mr. Bryan is survived by one son, Floyd Bryan and wife Dolena of Opdyke;
one daughter, Mrs. George (Pearl) Lomax of Opdyke; four grandchildren,
Maurice E. Lomax, Kathy Albright, Rita Advants and Cynthia Rice; 11 great
grandchildren and six great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Bryan was a member of Bakersville Freewill Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, six brothers, three sisters and
Source: July 10, 1987 Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by Sharlet Bigham LaBarbera
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