April 18, 1945 - November 7, 2019
George Lee Bryan, Sr., age 74, of 421 Macedonia Church Road, Sparta, NC passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. He was born April 18, 1945 in Alleghany County to the late Willie Ferrell Bryan, Sr., and Ina Ada Valentine Bryan. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by two brothers, Nathan Bryan and Melvin Ray Bryan. He was a member of Faith Tabernacle Holy Church of God, Inc., where he served as the Sunday school Superintendent and deacon. George met no stranger, was a hard worker and loved his family. His health began to decline, but he never gave up, always believing in God, loving his family and helping his fellow man. The family wishes your prayers and support. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 54 years, Elizabeth Carol Bryan of the home; two daughters, Miranda B. Bell and husband James of Smithfield, Marlene B. Scott and husband Eric Todd of Statesville; one son, George Lee Bryan, Jr., of Philadelphia, PA; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ferrell Bryan, Jr., and wife Vickey of Independence, VA, James Raymond Bryan and wife Jackie of Sparta; four sisters-in-law, Ethelene Bryan of Winston-Salem, Jennifer Bryan of Philadelphia, PA, Sue Bryan Brandon of Winston-Salem, Lisa Poe Bryan of Sparta; one Goddaughter, Rachelle Bryan of Greensboro; one Godson, Derrell Scott of Concord; special nephew, Rodney Lee Redd of Sparta; several nieces and nephews also survive. The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of George at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2019 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Bishop Ethelene Bryan and Reverend William J. Scott officiating. Interment will follow in White Plains Cemetery (on the hill). The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Sunday evening at the funeral home and other times at the residence. Flowers are appreciated, or memorials may be made to White Plains Cemetery Fund, c/o Joan Bryan, 910 Laurel Glenn Church Road, Sparta, NC 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to Dr. Jose Arocha, Dr. Ray Georgeson, Dr. Willie Whitaker, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center staff, and the members at Faith Tabernacle Holy Church of God, Inc. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Bryan family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.
George Lee Bryan, Sr., age 74, of 421 Macedonia Church Road, Sparta, NC passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. He was born April 18, 1945 in Alleghany County to the late Willie Ferrell... View Obituary & Service Information
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