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Ernest Edward (Dickie) Bryant, 79, Adair Co., KY (1936-2015)

He was well known for his musical talent, especially for his wonderful talent for playing the dobro. He attended the Purdy Separate Baptist Church, andhad made a profession of faith at home. He was a retired carpenter and construction worker. He was a native of the Ella Community of Adair County, and Kentucky, and was a resident of the community at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Cissel & Annie Elizabeth Cravens Bryant. His wife, Shirley Burton Bryant, survives. He leaves 19 direct and 12 step living descendants.
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Ernest Edward "Dickie" Bryant age 79 years of the Ella Community Hwy. 206 in Adair County, KY, passed away Saturday, September 12, 2015, 2:37amCT, at his home.

Funeral services are Tuesday, September 15, 2015 at 1pmCT, at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. Visitation after 4pmCT, Monday, September 14, 2015. Interment will be in New Hope Cemetery, 131 New Hope Cemetery Road, Columbia, KY. Pallbearers Jonathan Brockman, Joshua Brockman, Justin Cross, Scott Harris, Dustin Neat and Eric Strang.

Ernest Edward (Dickie) Bryant, 79, Adair Co., KY (1936-2015)

He was born Tuesday, March 10, 1936 at Ella, Adair County, KY. He was the son of the late Cissel & Annie Elizabeth Cravens Bryant. He died Saturday, September 12, 2015, in Ella, Adair County, KY, at the age of 79 years, six months, and two days.

He is survived by his wife, Shirley Burton Bryant of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • Three daughters: Carole Elaine (Ben) Wilson of Greensburg, KY; Cathy (Larry) Brockman of Columbia, KY; and Connie (Larry) Gwinn of Taylorsville, KY

  • One son: Kenneth Bryant of Columbia, KY

  • Six grandchildren: Shannon (Dustin) Neat, Ryan Amber (Scott) Harris, Jonathan (Julie) Brockman, Joshua (Amy) Brockman, Jessica Brockman and Jennifer (Justin) Cross

  • Four step-grandchildren: Kim Riddle, Larry Gwinn, Lorena Yokley and Todd Wilson

  • Twelve great grandchildren

  • Eight step-grandchildren

  • Several nieces, nephews a host of other relatives & friends
He was preceded in death four brothers and three sisters Willie Bryant, Leonard Bryant, Clifton Bryant, Chester Bryant, Mabel Strang , Mildred McGaha & Margaret Bryant.

He was well known for his musical talent, especially dobro playing, attended the Purdy Separate Baptist Church, had made a profession of faith at home & was a retired carpenter & construction worker. Expression of sympathy may take the form of a donation to the American Cancer Society & may be made at the funeral home.

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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY. in charge of funeral arrangements

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Ernest Edward (Dickie) Bryant, 79, Adair Co., KY (1936-2015)

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