June 16, 1951 - August 9, 2019
Linda Roland Bryant, longtime and well loved resident of Forney, passed away Aug. 9, 2019. She was born June 16, 1951 to Bernace E. Roland and Ruby Wiser Roland, both of whom welcomed her into Heaven along with her brother, James E. (Jimmy) Roland. She attended Forney Schools and graduated from Forney High School in 1969. She married Ned Davis Bryant June 2, 1972. They were married 47 years and lived those years in the Markout Community on her grandparent’s, Frank L. and Ethel Eudy Wiser, farm. Linda was a member of First United Methodist Church in Forney where she taught various grade levels of children’s Sunday School classes. She was also very active in the United Methodist Women for many years; JOY Mission Group, Children’s Coordinator as well as holding many positions on the Church Council and assisting with numerous other activities in the church. Linda was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and past member of Lions Club International in both Crandall and Forney. While with the Lions Club, she held officer positions at the local and District level. In 2017, she was honored to be selected as District Lion of the Year. Realizing that ancestry played an important part of her heritage, Linda also applied and became a member of the Richard Bard Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution in Mesquite. Linda was also a longtime and loyal employee at American National Bank in Forney where her helpful and likable character embodied the personal service commitment that the bank family had for its community and customers. She was often the very best resource for clients and colleagues in that her knowledge and experience provided answers and results that further ensured her reputation for excellence. A lovely woman with a wonderful heart for others professionally and civically, Linda will be missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her husband, Ned Davis Bryant of Markout; sister-in-law, Kathy Roland of Forney; niece, Kimberly Glaser and husband, Brian, of Fort Worth; nephew, Jarod Roland and wife, Lauren, of San Francisco, CA; great nephews, Asher and Elijah Harrison of Fort Worth; cousin, June Boyd as well as other extended family, church family and a host of friends who loved her greatly. Funeral service will be at 11:00am, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019 at First United Methodist Church in Forney with interment to follow at Hillcrest Cemetery. Her family will receive friends 6:00pm to 8:00pm, Tuesday, Aug. 13, at Max Slayton Funerals and Cremations.
Linda Roland Bryant, longtime and well loved resident of Forney, passed away Aug. 9, 2019. She was born June 16, 1951 to Bernace E. Roland and Ruby Wiser Roland, both of whom welcomed her into Heaven along with her brother, James E. (Jimmy)... View Obituary & Service Information
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