The Life of Ruby Bryant

Ruby Bryant

Ruby Bryant, 96, was born on June 3, 1919 in Worth County, Georgia to the late Oscar and Eldora Greene. She was the fourth child of twelve children and a faithful member of Providence Baptist Church. Mother Bryant was also on the Mother''s Board at the church. She came to Akron, Ohio in 1942. Ruby worked a number of jobs and retired from Ohio Bell with over 30 years of service in 1983. Ruby loved traveling, gardening and cooking, but most of all her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents and eight of her siblings.

She leaves to forever cherish her loving memory, sons, John (Gwen) Bryant Jr. and Frederick (Constance) Bryant; sister, Vera Dansby; brothers, Robert (Ann) Green and Wilbert Green of Atlanta, Georgia; grandchildren, Pamela Cole (Randy) of Michigan, Tracy Sommerville (Cedric), Ronnie (Tanisha) Bryant of Euclid, Ohio, Fred Bryant Jr. "Chip", Eric (Karen) Bryant, Sherrye Smith, all of Akron and Jeff Bryant (Sonja) of Broadview Hts., Ohio; 11 great-grandchildren and 7 great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

Celebration of Life service will be held on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 12 noon at Providence Baptist Church, 458 Madison Ave., Akron, Ohio 44320. Family will recieve friends from 11 a.m. until time of service, Pastor Vincent Peterson officiating. Procession will form and condolences can be sent to 790 Danmead Ave., Akron, Ohio 44305. Condolences can also be sent to 3765 Birchbark Ave., Norton, Ohio 44203.

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