E.L. “Estus” Bryant

Published 6:00 am Tuesday, March 4, 2003

Services for E.L. “Estus” Bryant of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Thursday, March 6, at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church withburial in Hillcrest Cemetery.

Visitation is Wednesday from 1-6 p.m., at Williams Mortuary, andThursday from 1-2 p.m., at the church.

Mr. Bryant, 66, died Feb. 27, 2003, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Sontag on Oct. 20, 1936, to Lemuel Bryantand Annie Davis Bryant.

He was a retired brick mason and Vo-Tech instructor. He was amember of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and his brother,Nathaniel.

Survivors are his wife, Emma Smith Bryant of Brookhaven; hisson, Estus V. Bryant of Brookhaven; his daughters, Maj. ShirleyBrown of the United States Air Force, Paulette Bryant ofBrookhaven, Jennifer Meeks of San Antonio, Texas, and StephanyBryant of Beaumont, Texas; his sister, Addie Smith of Toledo, Ohio;and five grandchildren.