James W. Briant
Funeral Date: 4/1/2017

Obituary:
James W. Briant, age 87, of New Edinburg, AR, died Thursday, March 30, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born January 1, 1930, in Cleveland County, AR, son of the late William Roy Briant and Mattie Ozell Harvill Briant. He was retired from Sykes Flooring, Darrough Poultry Company and a farmer. James was a member of Macedonia Freewill Baptist Church and a member of Huey Lodge # 78 F.&A.M. Preceding him in death were two son in laws, Glynn Saunders and Joe Bryant, two sisters, Louise Ford and Garlene Chancellor. Survivors are his wife Martha Barnett Briant. Son Larry Briant and spouse Becky of New Edinburg, AR. Four daughters Bobbie Saunders of Warren, AR, Rita Martin and spouse Frank of New Edinburg, AR, Linda Cameron and spouse Paul of Junction City, AR, and Terry Gullett and spouse Freddy of New Edinburg, AR. Nine grandchildren and Twenty-one great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was 4:00 p.m. Saturday, April 1, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Steve Schmidt, Rev. Dwayne Ashcraft and Rev. Brian Williams officiating. Linda Barrett was organist and Jimmy Pennington was soloist. Burial was in Moseley Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Dustin Briant, Jeremy Briant, Tanner Williams, Taylor Williams, Daniel Bryant, Trent Saunders, Shane Perry, and Tristan Saunders. Honorary pallbearers were Mike Harvell, Ryan Weeks, Cid McKee, Cash McKee, James Weeks, Evan Briant, Brock Briant, Noah Weeks, Nate Briant, Jack Briant, Aidan Harvell, and Jager Perry.

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Name: Merline Pinson
Message: Prayers And Thoughts are with The Family

Name: MARK HAYNES
Message: RITA, MAY OUR FATHER IN HEAVEN GIVE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY PEACE AND COMFORT AT THIS TIME

Name: Sandy (Ballentine) Gavin
Message: Our sympathy and prayers for your family.

Name: Greg & Janet Harton
Message: You and your family are all in our prayers.

Name: Tracy and Monica Nichols
Message: The family is in our thoughts and prayers.

Name: Terri & Rickey Nolan
Message: You are in our thoughts and prayers

Name: Donna Harton Usry
Message: Mrs. Briant, Larry, Bobbie, Rita, and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Mr.Briant was a very nice person. I know he will be missed. Your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Klay and LaWanda McKinney
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Name: Jim and Michelle Reaves
Message: So sorry for you loss. James always treated me kind. He will be missed.

Name: Linda Cathey
Message: Mrs Rita so sorry for your loss. will be praying for you and your family.

Name: Rhonda Williams
Message: Praying for all of you!

Name: Bradley and Paula Herring
Message: Larry, Becky, Rita and all the family we are so sorry for your loss. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with each one of you

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley
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Name: Kim Burd
Message: To The Family: Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss. May you find comfort knowing that very soon God promises to end suffering and also "death will be no more". (Revelation 21:3,4) www.jw.org