Rebecca Pauline Goodman Bryant


Rebecca Pauline Goodman Bryant, 75, wife of George Allen Bryant, Jr., died Saturday, November 26, 2022, at Lexington Hospice House. 

Born February 1, 1947, in Saltville, VA, she was a daughter of the late William James Goodman and the late Margaret Catherine Roark Goodman. She was a retired Certified Nursing Assistant in home healthcare and she was of the Baptist faith. 

She is survived by her husband of Manning; three children, Tina Rhea of Manning, Robert Rhea (Bea Zeiler) of Alcolu and Crystal Vance (Tim) of Dalzell; five grandchildren, Rebecca Lynn Bryant, Crystal Gail Bryant, C.J. Cantara, Jamie Rhea and Haley Rhea; two great grandchildren, Gabriella Childs and Gabriel Childs; special nieces, Judy Rice (Carl), Libby Mallery and Brenda Brady; and special friends, Sandy Ross and Bunny Clark.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two daughters, Joanna “Jody” Rhea Bryant and Lisa Cantara; eleven brothers; and a sister.  

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 3, 2022, in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home with the Rev. Jim Johnson officiating. 

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 2 to 3 p.m. at Stephens Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 1482 Hodge Circle, Manning. 

The family would like to thank Agape Care of Sumter and the staff of Lexington Hospice House for their loving care and compassion. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Agape Care Hospice, 

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church Street, Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179.