Gene O. Briant
Funeral Date: 7/27/2018

Gene O. Briant, age 79, of New Edinburg, AR died Sunday, July 22nd at his home. He was born October 25th, 1938 at his home in Cleveland County, a son of the late Troy Calvin Briant and Lula Irene Harvell Briant. He was retired from Sykes Flooring and Masonite Hardwood Mill, was a member of Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church and a graduate of the New Edinburg public schools. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Marie Walton Briant whom he married December 17th, 1960 and she died September 9th, 2014, a daughter Janelle Marie Briant and a granddaughter Amanda Briant. Survivors include 3 sons, Coy Briant and spouse Cheryl, Collierville, TN, Troy Briant and spouse Debbie and Roy Briant and spouse Cindy all of New Edinburg, AR. A half-brother Samuel Troy Briant, Rye, AR and 2 sisters Racheal Irene Richardson, Pocahontas, AR and Betty Ann Polm, Little Rock, AR. 7 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild. Funeral service was 10:00 AM Friday, July 27th at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Adam Able and Rev. Dwayne Ashcraft officiating. Linda Barrett was organist. Burial was in Moseley Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Trent Saunders, Mark Weeks, Dustin Briant, Chad Sanders, Kevin Davis, and Justin Lester.



Name: Mark & Kathy Halley
Message: Many prayers for this special family. May God wrap His loving arms around you and give you peace.

Name: Allison Dallen
Message: Your in my Prayers

Name: Laura Steadman
Message: So sorry for y’all loss. My prayers are with y’all during this time.

Name: James Wright
Message: So sorry to hear of Mr. Gene passing. We worked together at Sykes many years ago. And he was a faithful and loyal customer of mine at Russell Chrysler in Fordyce. He was one of "The Good Guys". Rest in peace my friend, we will meet again some Glorious Morning on Celestial Shores. May God give comfort and peace to all of those who loved him.

Name: Linda Cathey
Message: So sorry for your loss. May god give you comfort.

Name: Kenny & Tammy Hensley

Name: Carla Miller

Name: Glenda Scogin
Message: I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for peace and comfort.