Mrs. Mary Ruth Bryant, 76, of Dalton, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Hamilton Medical Center.
She was born on Oct. 4, 1936.
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Bryant; daughter, Linda Gail Newcomb; father, Robert Collins; mother, Prudie Collins; brothers, Robert Collins, Dolphus Collins, Ed Collins and Frank Collins; sisters, Mattie DeFore and Oda Mae Williams.
Mary was survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Charles M. and Karen Bryant; sons, Charles R. Bryant and Austin Bryant; daughters and sons-in-law, Jean and Randy Williams, Sherrell and Richard Schofield, Camellia and Scott Anderson, Trecia and Don Howard, Elizabeth and Bruce Johnson; brothers, Earnest Collins, Glenn Collins and Charles Roberts; 19 grandchildren and 31 great-grandchildren.
A funeral to celebrate the life of Mrs. Mary Ruth Bryant will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the chapel of Dalton Funeral Home with the Rev. Charlie Pratt officiating.
Interment will be at West Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends for visitation today from 5 to 9 p.m.
Arrangements are made by independently owned and operated Dalton Funeral Home, 620 S. Glenwood Ave., Dalton; (706) 529-5371.