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Jane Etta Bryan

Obituary Date: Monday 23rd March 2020

Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mrs. Jane Etta Bryan, age 90, of Jefferson, who passed away on Monday, March 23, 2020. Mrs. Bryan was born in Atlanta, Georgia, a daughter to the late Richard Gilbert Adams and the late Lillian Rebecca Edwards Adams. Mrs. Bryan was a retired teacher with the Clayton County School System and a member of the First Baptist Church of Jefferson, where she participated in the Choir, WMU, M&M’s and Stephen Ministry. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Bryan was preceded in death by her husbands, Ralph Ross and Bill Bryan III.

Survivors include her children, Bob Edwards and his wife Ellen of Fayetteville, Ray Edwards and his wife Carol of Jackson, Denise McNair and her husband Brent of Jonesboro, Rebecca Gibbs and her husband Sandy of Jefferson; brothers, Bruce Raymond Adams and his wife Barbara of Chamblee; Jerry Adams and his wife Gail of Clayton; her special step-daughters, Kathy Cann and Nancy Colman; nine grandchildren and five great grandchildren also survive.

A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM in the Woodbine Cemetery in Jefferson with Dr. Michael Helms will officiating.  Mrs. Bryan’s grandsons will be honored as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials will be given to the shut-in ministry of First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 395, Jefferson, GA 30549.

Due to the current health crisis of Corvid-19, we recommend family and guests adhere to CDC guidelines of social distancing of six feet and avoid close contact while attending this service.

Evans Funeral Home, 1350 Winder Highway Jefferson, GA 30549. 706-367-5467

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Funeral Date
03/27/2020 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Evans Funeral Home
(706) 367-5467
1350 Winder Hwy, Jefferson 30549