Bryant, Dorothy (Rock Spring)

Saturday, December 15, 2018
Dorothy Bryant
Dorothy Bryant
Dorothy Bryant, 79, of Rock Spring, passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William Jessie Roach and Flavie Gilreath Roach; grandsons, Brad Rackley and Casey Rackley; sisters, Annie Kate Alexander, Elsie Barrett, Louise Greene, and Johnnie Roll; brothers, Charile Roach and Herman Roach.

She is survived by her sons, Dale Rackley and Pete Rackly; grandchildren, Chad (Windy) Rackley, Amanda, Justin Bethune, Justin Rackley, and Brandon Rackley; several great grandchildren including Jessica (Cody) Stoker, Nick Rackley and Tyler Rackley; great-great grandchild Aubrey Stoker; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Ron Johnson officiating.

Interment will be at Mt. Olive Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Saturday from 5-9 p.m. and on Sunday from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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