Linda Gail Bryant was born on January 8, 1961 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah, Georgia. She was the ninth child born to the late Herman Lee Bryant Sr. and Sarah Bryant. At an early age, Linda Gail accepted Christ as her Savior and was a member of First Tabernacle Baptist Church.
Mrs. Bryant received her education through the Chatham County public school systems and was a graduate of Savannah High class of 1978. She continued her studies at Savannah State College before relocating to Atlanta,GA and then returning for the birth of her only child. "Linda Gail "as she was known by all, may have been small in stature, but she had a heart of a tiger. She would go above and beyond for those she loved especially for her beloved daughter and granddaughter.
On Sunday September 3, 2023, Linda Gail transitioned peacefully into her eternal rest. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is preceded in death by her sister, Mary Eady and brothers, Robert Lee Bryant and Herman Lee Bryant, Jr.
She leaves to cherish her memory a devoted daughter, Kenja Martin(Josh Smashum); her granddaughter Amari NeVaeh Smashum; her sister, Elizabeth Eady of St. Petersburg, FL; and six brothers, James Williams, Vernon Bryant, Edward Bryant (Stephanie) of Atlanta, GA; Donald" Winky" Bryant and George "Ivey" Bryant (Wanda), a long time childhood friend, Sharon Truell, and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, September 14, 2023, at First Tabernacle Baptist Church 310 Alice Street.
Viewing will be held from 4 PM - 6 PM, Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at the funeral home.
Interment: Hillcrest Abbey East Cemetery.