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Naoma B. Bryant

Bethalto | Friday, June 4 2010

Naoma B. Bryant, 50, passed away at 6:50 am on Friday, June 4, 2010 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis with her family by her side


She was born on November 2, 1959 in Watseka, Illinois, the daughter of Marvin & Barbara (Gardner) Hemphill.

She married Mark A. Bryant on April 8, 1977 in Quincy, Illinois. He survives.

Naoma was a homemaker most of her life. She was a member of the Church of Latter Day Saints in Litchfield, IL. She also was a member of the 912 Projects in Bethalto. She enjoyed traveling, gardening and most of all she loved spending time with her family and friends.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her children and their spouses, Wendy & Christopher Romick of Wood River, Eric & Tiffany Bryant of Chester, IL and Sarah & Anthony Javaux of Saint Ann, MO; three grandchildren, Jessica, Andy & Emma, nine siblings and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 pm on Sunday, June 6, 2010 at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto. Funeral services will be on Monday, June 7, 2010 at 10:00 am at the funeral home with Pastor Tracy Montgomery officiating.

Burial will follow at Alton National Cemetery in Alton.

Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project.


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Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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