Archive for Thursday, February 15, 2007

Obituary: Delbert E. Bryant

1935-2007

February 15, 2007

Graveside services for Delbert E. Bryant, 71, rural Oskaloosa, were Monday, Feb. 12, in Mount Sidney Cemetery in Linwood.

Mr. Bryant died Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007, at his home.

He was born June 6, 1935, in Linwood, the son of Francis Eugene and Ruth Marie Zimmerlin Bryant. He lived in the Oskaloosa area for 33 years.

Mr. Bryant was a construction worker and heavy equipment operator for Hamm's Quarries and Construction in Perry for more than 27 years and retired for medical reasons in 1987. He was a member of the Operator's Union Local 1290 in Topeka.

He married Kaye Hale on May 18, 1960, in Miami, Okla. She survives of the home.

Survivors include two sons, Dale Bryant, Smithville, Mo., and Mark Bryant, Lansing; a daughter, Sheila Johnson, Nortonville; a brother, John Bryant, Lawrence; three sisters, Velma Martin, Wamego, Eva Nichols, Pomona, and Stella Puckett, McLouth; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Twin daughters, Linda Ann and Glenda Marie Bryant, preceded Mr. Bryant in death.

The family suggests memorials to Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.

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