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Martha Jane "Janie" Spurlock Bryan
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1895
Union Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1966
Jackson Parish
Louisiana, USA

Published in the Jackson Independent, April 21, 1966

Mrs. Bryan Succumbs in Jonesboro

Mrs. Janie Spurlock Bryan, 70 died Monday in a local hospital after a long ilness.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2:30p.m. in the First Baptist Church with the Rev. C. B. Ellis and the Rev. J. O. McNair officiating. Burial was in the Gayla Traina Memorial Cemetery here under the direction of Southern Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bryan was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, past president of Jonesboro Baptist WMU, and association president and district representative of WMU for a number of years. She was a member of Cresent Chapter No. 64 OES and the Cosmos Club. She and her husband were the owners of Southern Funeral Home here. Mr. and Mrs. Bryan moved to Jonesboro from Union Paris in 1943.

Survivors include her husband R. W. Bryan, Sr., of Jonesboro; one son, R. W. Bryan, Jr. of Dallas Texas; three daughters, Mrs. Farrah Holder and Mrs. Lucille Boyd both of Jonesboro and Mrs. Evelyn Price of Winnfield; three sisters, Mrs. Lila Messer of Zachary, and Mrs. Carrie Roy and Mrs. Lennie Grace Robinson, Both of Downsville; three brothers F. J. Spurlock and S. V. Spurlock both of Houston, Texas, and G. R. Spurlock of Golden Meadow; 13 grandchildren and two great grandchildren and an aunt, Mrs. T. A. Miles of Kilgore, Texas.

Pallbearers were Rickey Rockett, Billy Rockett, Chesley Rockett, Jerry Price, Larry Price, Mike Holder and Larry Lowe. 
Family links: 
  John William Spurlock (1866 - 1947)
  Martha Grace Jones Spurlock (1873 - 1962)
  Rommie William Bryan (1885 - 1971)
  Evelyn Bryan Price (1915 - 1997)*
  William Murriel Bryan (1916 - 1930)*
  Katie Lucille Bryan Boyd (1918 - 2011)*
  John Grayson Bryan (1920 - 1930)*
  Farrah Bryan Holder (1925 - 1993)*
  Thomas Ransom Spurlock (1892 - 1951)*
  William Howard Spurlock (1893 - 1898)*
  Martha Jane Spurlock Bryan (1895 - 1966)
  Fred Jackson Spurlock (1897 - 1981)*
  Mary Alma Spurlock Weems (1899 - 1950)*
  Ernest Edwin Spurlock (1901 - 1909)*
  Lila Blanche Spurlock Messer (1904 - 1979)*
  Guy Robinson Spurlock (1906 - 1991)*
  Carrie Viola Spurlock Roye (1909 - 1994)*
  Infant son Spurlock (1911 - 1911)*
  Linnie Grace Spurlock Roberson (1913 - 2005)*
  John Paul Spurlock (1916 - 1918)*
  Samuel Victor Spurlock (1918 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Gayla Traina Memorial Cemetery
Jackson Parish
Louisiana, USA
Maintained by: W. Bryan Price
Originally Created by: Doris Hennigan
Record added: Jun 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37947502
Martha Jane Janie <i>Spurlock</i> Bryan
Added by: W. Bryan Price
Martha Jane Janie <i>Spurlock</i> Bryan
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Martha Jane Janie <i>Spurlock</i> Bryan
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In loving memory of my paternal great-grandmother Janie Spurlock Bryan! The first generation of our family in the funeral business. She received her funeral directors license from the Louisiana State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors in 1944.
- W. Bryan Price
 Added: Feb. 19, 2013
In memory of Janie Spurlock Bryan
- Ron Manley
 Added: Oct. 24, 2011

- Doris Hennigan
 Added: Jun. 5, 2009

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