8/10/14 —- Lorene Gilliam Bryan

Lorene Gilliam Bryan, age 89 of Manchester, Tennessee, peacefully passed away on August 8, 2014 surrounded by her loving family.

Mrs. Bryan was of the Baptist faith and will be fondly remembered for her love for her family, grandchildren and great- grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husbands Lancen Gilliam and Thomas M. Bryan, Jr.; daughter, Wanda Lee Gilliam Monroe; parents, James William Gilliam and Mattie May Hill Gilliam; sister, Leoma Henley; and brothers, Cordell, James W. Jr., Alton, Charles and Eugene Gilliam.

She is survived by her two sons, Thomas M. Bryan, III and his wife Martha and James A. Bryan and his wife Lisa of Manchester, TN; two daughters, Dorothy J. Keele and her husband Marvin and Beverly A. Keele and her husband Don of Manchester, TN; two sisters,  Jo Ann “Barb” Willoughby of Hillsboro, TN and Betty Jo Perry of Kenton, GA; fourteen grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; one step great-granddaughter; one step great-great-grandson; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation, Saturday, August 9, 2014 from 5:00 p.m.  –  9:00 p.m. 

Funeral Service Sunday, August 10, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Central Funeral Home with Reverend Jim Rolen officiating. Burial at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens.


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