Alene Bryant, 91, of Kings Mills, Ohio went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, Oct 28, 2019. She was born October 15, 1928 in London, Kentucky to Nellie Johnson House. She was preceded in death by her husband of almost 72 years, Sterling (SJ) Bryant, her mother, Nellie House and 5 brothers, Orrie Johnson, Clyde Hubbard, Oscar Johnson, Carl Johnson and Earl House, and great grandchild, Logan Bryant. She is survived by one sister, Doris Harris of Shelbyville, Indiana, 3 children, Eddie (Donna) Bryant of Owenton Kentucky, Shirley (David) Verdin of Aberdeen, Ohio and Bonnie (the late Jeff) Morris of Kings Mills, Ohio. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, 2 wonderful caregivers who had lovingly taken care of her day and night for more than a year, Debbie Burch of Mayslick, Kentucky and Angie Sos of Maysville, Kentucky. She is also survived by and was the loving Grandma and Mommaw of 8 loving Grandchildren and spouses, Steve Bryant, Tim (Missy) Verdin, Tara (Jim) Ferneding, Kimberly Gray, Doug (Stacey) Bryant, Lora Morris, Kristen Verdin, and Tommy (Faith) Verdin and 9 precious Great Grandchildren, Destinee Callicoat, Nathan Ferneding, Spencer Gray, Lucas Bryant, Riley Verdin, Logan Verdin, Connor Verdin, Gabby Verdin, and Molly Bryant, whom she loved with all of her heart.
Alene and SJ lived and raised their children in the small town of Kings Mills for almost 60 years. They loved and cared for anyone they ever met. They were members of Kings Mills Baptist Church where she taught 3rd graders in Sunday School for many years. She loved each and every one of them with her whole heart and her only desire was that each and every one of them would come to know Jesus as their personal Lord and Savior before leaving her class. She spent hours, upon hours preparing for her lessons each week with any kind of visuals she could come up with so they could have the greatest impact on them and might be remembered for the rest of their lives. Even after retiring from her teaching at the church, she had a children's Bible Study each week in her home for many years. She was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
The family of Alene will be receiving friends at the Kings Mills Baptist Church, 1627 King Ave, Kings Mills, Ohio 45034 on Friday, November 1, 2019 from 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. with a Celebration Service following. A burial service will take place at the Bryant Family Cemetery in London, Kentucky on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. The Cahall Funeral Home in Ripley, Ohio is serving the family.
Pallbearers will be her Grandsons and Great Grandsons.
Donations in Memory of Alene may be made to The Gideons International Maysville Gideon Camp, PO Box 501 Maysville, Kentucky 41056.
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