James Albert Bryan

Born: Sat., Feb. 26, 1921
Died: Sun., Jan. 27, 2013

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James Albert Bryan

James Albert Bryan, age 91, of Greensboro, GA died Sunday, January 27, 2013 at the Georgia War Veterans Home in Milledgeville, GA. Born on February 26, 1921 in Greensboro, Georgia, he was the son of the late William Albert Bryan and Nora Wood Bryan. He received his high school diploma in 1946 after his time in the army. James married Dorothy Louise German on April 26, 1947. He served his country in the United States Army during World War II. His career began as a District Manager for the Atlanta Journal Constitution where he worked for twenty-five years retiring in 1982. He then worked for the Greensboro Post Office as a substitute carrier from 1983 to 1990 and also worked with Roscoe Jarrard at his Greensboro Full Service Gas Station and Jarrard''s Gas Station in Siloam. James was a member of Walker United Methodist Church of Greensboro, the VFW Adams-Walker Post #4259 and the American Legion. He always enjoyed watching baseball.

James was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Louise German Bryan in May of 1991 and a brother, Jesse Goodwin Bryan, Sr. in March of 2012. He is survived by two daughters, Jane Bryan Morgan and husband Charles of White Plains, GA and Barbara Ann Meeks of Greensboro, GA; three grandchildren, William Craig Morgan of White Plains, GA; Donna Lynn Thomas and husband Andrew of Greensboro, GA and James Coleman Meeks of Greensboro, GA; a sister, Carolyn Taylor of Warner Robins, GA; two brothers, Robert Bryan of Monroe, GA and Lester Bryan of Lawrenceville, GA; and a dear friend, Willie Mae Sisson of Union Point, GA; a number of other relatives and many friends.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. at McCommons Chapel with Rev. Dennis Garner officiating. Serving as pallbearers are Jeff Bryan, Goodwin Bryan, Jr., Robbie Bryan, Tommy Bryan, Buddy Bufford, Jon Dyar and Ben Askew. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday night at McCommons Funeral Home. The family requests that any memorials be made to Nathanael Greene Academy, P. O. Box 109, Siloam, GA 30665. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us online at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the guest register.

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Smith Oliver
   Posted Sun January 27, 2013
I recall James very well, along with Goodwin and Mr. Willie...they all were such great fans of G'boro High football ....and, at church, also... I extend my sympathy...RIP, James...

Jeff Bryan
   Posted Sun January 27, 2013
Very fond memories of delivering the AJC with Uncle James when I was growing up! He will be greatly missed.

Melanie Bryan Bufford
   Posted Sun January 27, 2013
Uncle James never met a stranger and loved to talk. These are fond memories I have of him and I know he's catching up with all our loved ones in Heaven.

Robert & Annette Dowdy
   Posted Sun January 27, 2013
Our deepest sympathy to the family.James was a friendly man and always had a pleasant word for everyone.

Dianne Finch Mckinley
   Posted Mon January 28, 2013
sorry for your loss

Betty Jo Evans
   Posted Mon January 28, 2013
God Bless the family at this time. Betty JO

Fay Knight
   Posted Mon January 28, 2013
Carolyn & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I didn't know your brother but my thoughts and prayers are with you and all of his family.

Melanie Burt
   Posted Mon January 28, 2013
So sorry to hear about Mr. James. Such a good man. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Melanie Burt

Maner and Marjorie Ellenberg
   Posted Mon January 28, 2013
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Mr. James was such a friendly, kind man. Maner and I were always so glad to see him and talk with him. We will miss him!

Meg Marshall
   Posted Tue January 29, 2013
Mr. Bryan was such a kind and sweet man. My prayers are with you.

Donna Wood
   Posted Tue January 29, 2013
Jane, So sorry to hear about the loss of your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

brenda lindsey
   Posted Tue January 29, 2013
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Brenda Lindsey and family.

susan lindsey west
   Posted Tue February 19, 2013
ann my deepest sympathys goes out to you and family. so sorry about johnny he was a wonderful man tooso was your dad ..thinking of you susan