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The late, Emira Eagle "Lymon" Bryant was an amazing and beloved wife, sister, aunt, niece, cousin, godmother, stepmother, friend, and teacher. Throughout her life's journey, she lovingly and generously touched the lives of many. 

Mrs. Bryant graduated from Lucy C. Laney High School in 1958 and Albany State College in 1965. After returning home, she was employed by the Richmond County School System. She taught at W.S. Hornsby Elementary School for 30 years.

Mrs. Bryant was active in her church and professional organizations while her health permitted. She was a member of the Willie Mae Howard Missionary Society, for which she served as chairperson for several years. She was a member of the American Federation of Teachers, the Patient and Family Advisory Council at Augusta Health, the Augusta Area Cultural Society Incorporated, the Richmond County Retired Educators Association, and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated Zeta Xi Omega Chapter. 

Mrs. Bryant leaves to cherish her memory, a devoted husband, Mr. Leroy Bryant Sr., and a host of family and friends.

Mrs. Bryant's Ivy Beyond the Wall Ceremony will be performed by Zeta Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority on Thursday, April 18 at 6:15 p.m. at Beulah Grove Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, April 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from Beulah Grove Baptist Church, 1434 Poplar Street, Reverend Dr. Sam Davis, pastor. Interment will be in Mount Olive Memorial Gardens. 

W. H. Mays Mortuary, 1221 James Brown Boulevard, Augusta, GA 30901 (706)722-6401.

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  • Monday, April 15, 2019
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  • Tuesday, April 16, 2019
    My condolences to the Family at this time of sadness. May you find comfort and hope in Jehovah God's promise of a resurrection for all those in his memory. My heartfelt prayers for the family.
    ~ Dawn Whitting   Augusta
  • Thursday, April 18, 2019
    To my friend and Sister in Christ, Judith Mason, you and your family have my deepest condolences and are in prayers for peace and comfort for your loved one's passing. In Christ Jesus' Love you.
    ~ Michelle Greene   Kansas City, KS
  • Sunday, April 28, 2019
    We're sorry to hear about your recent loss. Accept our sincere condolences. May you find strength from the words of Philippians 4:13 which says: "For all things I have the strength through the one who gives me power." What a loving God who cares about each one of us. He didn't intend for us to grow old and die. He thus has made the SURE promise of a resurrection right here on earth when it is restored to a beautiful paradise (Psalms 37:9-11, 29; Acts 24:15; Isaiah 55;11). Can you see yourself welcoming back to life your loved ones? What a joy it will bring all of us. You can go online to JW.ORG and find out more about this resurrection.
    ~ R&R Lopez
  • Monday, April 29, 2019
    May the hope of the resurrection promised by Jesus bring you comfort and hope of seeing her again. John 5:28, 29
    ~ R Pope   Augusta, GA
  • Monday, April 29, 2019
    May the hope of the resurrection promised by Jesus bring you comfort and hope of seeing her again. John 5:28, 29
    ~ R Pope   Augusta, GA