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Friday July 19th, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Friday July 19th, 2019

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Diane Lois Bryant

Lois Diane Roper Bryant 66, of Whittier passed away on Monday July 15, 2019, at Mission Hospital following a short period of declining health. A native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, she was currently residing at Bryson City Senior Living Center. Diane was a loving person, who loved the Lord and is rejoicing with her Heavenly Father. She loved being around the people she loved. She was a member of Old Savannah Baptist Church in Sylva and attended Whittier Church of God when her health would allow. She loved Bryson City Senior Living and had made many wonderful new friends.

Diane is survived by three sisters, Ruby Green and family of Bryson City, June Cook and family of Whittier, Mary Passmore and family of Whittier, a sister-in-law, Jean Plank and family of Sylva, a special cousin and niece Wanda Childers and Jill Jones. 

A memorial service will be held on Friday July 19th at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with Pastor Shane Silvers and Rev. Austin Frady officiating. The Barker Family will be singing. Burial will follow later in the Franklin Cemetery at Long Branch Baptist Church.

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Sorry for your loss. Knew Diane for about fifty years she always was sweet and kind and loved her family and loved the Lord.

Wanda Martin Jul 24 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry. Diane was always so sweet and gentle. Praise God she is rejoicing in Heaven.

Pauline Beck Jul 17 2019 12:00 AM

Ellen Rogers Jul 17 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Diane Bryant

Ellen Rogers Jul 17 2019 12:00 AM

I am sorry to hear about Diane .. She is in a better place thou .. Diane was always sweet to me ..

Ellen Rogers Jul 17 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss

Karen Anthony Jul 17 2019 12:00 AM

Diane was a very special lady who was always so sweet to me. I remember one day I was having a rough day; she walked up to me with her arms wide open and told me she loved me. It made me cry because I felt her sincerity. I loved her and God knows hes gained a wonderful angel.

Trish Jul 16 2019 12:00 AM

Angie Cochran Jul 16 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Diane Bryant

Angie Cochran Jul 16 2019 12:00 AM

Diane will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Danie Herrin Jul 16 2019 12:00 AM

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