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Ruby Marine Barwick Bryant


SUMTER – Ruby Marine Barwick Bryant, 92, widow of Allen Oliver Bryant Sr., died Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at her home in Sumter.

Born Nov. 5, 1922, in Manning, she was a daughter of the late Charles Levi Barwick and Alice Logan Barwick.

Survivors include four daughters, Elaine Strassburg of Little River, Glenda Guillotte (Callie) and June Strickland (Marion), both of Sumter, and Donna Nesbitt of Columbia; three sons, Norris Bryant (Debbie) of Lexington, Wayne Bryant (Vickie) of Manning and Danny Bryant of Columbia; two sisters, Lois Poston of Great Falls and Esther Thomas of Manning; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Allen Oliver Bryant Jr.; a daughter, Leila Alice Bryant; three brothers; and a sister.

A funeral service for Ruby Marine Barwick Bryant will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, May 2, 2015, in the chapel of Stephens Funeral Home, with the Rev. Mark Evans officiating. Burial will follow in the Bryant Family Cemetery on Juneburn Road in Manning.

The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to a children's home of one's choice.

Stephens Funeral Home and Crematory, 304 N. Church St. in Manning, is in charge of arrangements for Ruby Marine Barwick Bryant, (803) 435-2179.



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