Funeral services for Mrs. Linda Fay Elrod Bryant, 66, of
Cookeville, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Tuesday, May
12, 2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Granville Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 10 A.M. until
time of services.
Mrs. Bryant passed away on Saturday, May 9, 2009, at
Standing Stone Care and Rehab Center in Monterey, TN.
She was born January 31, 1943, in Putnam County, TN, to
the late Casto and Willie Hazel Elrod. On October 2, 1970,
she was married to the late James Houston Bryant. She was
a private caregiver.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 1 Brother: Dale Elrod.
Survivors include 1 Son: Michael D. Bryant of Cookeville,
TN; 2 Daughters: Valerie (Dan) Parks and Jamie Bowman, all
of Cookeville, TN; 9 Grandchildren: Jennifer Tillman and Billy
Singleton of Gainesboro, TN, Kayla Wooley of Georgia, Cody
Vaughn and Katlin Parks of Cookeville, TN, Adrian & Scottie
Bryant of Cookeville, TN, and Desta Hood & Jase Bowman of
Cookeville, TN; 2 Brothers: Jackie Elrod of Monterey, TN, and
James Elrod of Nashville, TN; and 5 Great-Grandchildren:
Darren Treanne, Breanna Bryant, Sierra Kirby, Bryson Bryant
and Colton Wooley.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Bryant family by contacting the funeral home.
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