Iola J. Bryant, 89, of Malvern, passed away Wed., Feb. 1, 2017.
Born in Canton, a daughter of the late Clinton and Gertrude (Wilson) Brink, she was a 1945 graduate of Waynesburg High School. Iola had worked as a seamstress at Canton Sportswear and was a member of Canton Eagles Aerie 141.
Preceded in death by her husband, Kelly Bryant, on Dec. 22, 1972; three sons, C. David, Danny and Kelly Bryant; two sisters and three brothers.
Survived by three daughters and two sons-in-law, Barbara Bullock, Betsy and Jim Cinson, and Brenda and Dale Baker; one son and daughter-in-law, Ricky and Deronda Bryant; two daughters-in-law, Judy Bryant and Mira Bryant; three brothers, John, Clyde and James Brink; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.
Services will be held Friday, Feb. 10, at 11 a.m. in St. Xavier Catholic Church in Malvern with Fr. Victor Cinson officiating. Interment in Bethlehem Cemetery. Friends may call one hour before the service in the church. The Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia is in charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Iola's memory may be made to: Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave. SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663, or the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123. Condolences may be left at: www.gordonfuneralhomes.com.