Dorothy Bryant (2-6-21) service 2-9-21


Dorothy Jean Kirk Bryant was born June 7, 1942, in Middleton, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Luke Clifton and Zora Lee Stanley Kirk.

She was united in marriage to Hugh Odell Bryant on June 26, 1958. Mr. Bryant preceded her in death on Nov. 27, 2020, following 62 years of marriage.

Dorothy was employed as a waitress and hostess for Sissy’s and later Jane’s Diner in Counce for 25 plus years. When time permitted she enjoyed watching television and tending her flower garden. Dorothy had a unique ability to make everything in her care grow and flourish, including her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, whom she loved dearly. Dorothy attended the Pleasant Hill Pentecostal Church near Corinth as long as her health permitted.

Dorothy departed this life on Saturday, Feb. 6, in Corinth, Mississippi, at the age of 78 years, 7 months, 30 days.

She is survived by a daughter, Anita Gail Sides and husband Chris of Guys, Tennessee; four grandchildren, Christa Meeks and husband Jacob, Allison Sides, Luke Sides, and Allen Sides and wife Brandy; three great-grandchildren, Matthew Sides, Luke Sides and Natalie Sides; a sister, Dorisnell Vickers of Middleton, Tennessee; three brothers, Travis Kirk and wife Ruth of Henderson, Tennessee, Houston Kirk of Middleton, Tennessee, and Dewayne Kirk and wife Linda of Corinth, Mississippi; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Services were held on Tuesday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m., at Pleasant Hill Pentecostal Church in Corinth, Mississippi, with Dewayne Kirk, Tony Kirk and John Kirk officiating. Burial followed in Cypress Cemetery at Middleton, Tennessee.