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Martin Lewis Bryant, Sr., 78, Columbia, KY (1942-2021)

Martin Lewis Bryant, Sr., of Columbia passed away on Sunday, January 17, 2021, at his residence. He was 78 years old.

Funeral services will be held at 2pmCT on Friday, January 22, 2021, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY, with burial to follow in the Bear Wallow Cemetery.

Visitation will be after 10amCT on Friday at the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

For the health and respect of the family, please follow all rules for social distancing and everyone attending will be required to wear a mask or face covering. The funeral service will be live-streamed at 2pmCT Friday on the Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home Facebook Page.

Born April 2, 1942, in Adair County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Ruel and Myrtie McGaha Bryant.

Mr. Bryant was an Electrician and Maintenance Supervisor for Saint Francis Hospital and Saint Clair Convent for 30 years in Cincinnati, OH. He loved his dog, gardening and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his wife Mary Dixon Bryant of Columbia, KY; five children Carol Doll (Terry) of Illinois, Martin Bryant, Jr of Columbia, KY, Anita Bryant of Cincinnati, OH, Amy Phillips (Garvin) of Columbia, KY and Michael Scott Bryant of Columbia, KY; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Martin Lewis Bryant, Sr., 78, Columbia, KY (1942-2021)

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