Howard Eugene Bryan, 73, of Leachville, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2006, at the Senath Nursing Center in Senath, Mo. A lifelong Leachville area resident, he was the son of the late Thomas Arvil and Lorene Bryan and was a retired auto mechanic.
He is survived by his wife, Davie Roberts Bryan, of the home; a son, Thomas Bailey Bryan of West Memphis; three daughters, Judith Diane Barton of Monette, Mavis Gail Tankersly of West Memphis, and Marilyn Leavern Cobb of Memphis; a brother, Phillip Bryan of Newark; eight sisters, Betty Sharon ash of Hardy, Phyllis Ann Cornelison of Horatio, Gertha Hamilton of Manila, Perlie Sneed of Caraway, Deloria Roberts of Jonesboro, Lucinda Crawford of Leachville, Melba June Barnes of Alaska, and Beulah Lorene Henry of Jonesboro; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Kevin Sullivan officiating. Disposition will be private. To sign the guest registry sign on www.howardfuneralservice.com