Sharlon L. O’Bryant, 84, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, formerly of Helena-West Helena, passed away Friday, April 27, 2012 at Pine Bluff. 

 



Sharlon L. O’Bryant, 84, of Pine Bluff, Arkansas, formerly of Helena-West Helena, passed away Friday, April 27, 2012 at Pine Bluff.  Mr. O’Bryant was born Aug. 28, 1927 at Blytheville to the late George Matthew O’Bryant and the late Nell Leona Mundy O’Bryant.  He worked for 22 years for Mohawk Tire and Rubber Co. as a maintenance superintendent.  He was a member of the West Helena United Methodist Church and a 32nd Degree Mason.  He also served in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of CW04.



He leaves his wife of 64 years, Kathryn McCord O’Bryant; two sons, Kenneth Michael O’Bryant (Martha) of Orrtanna, Pa. and James Patrick O’Bryant (Judy) of Elaine; a daughter, Sharon O’Bryant Milburn (Ken) of Harrison; three grandchildren, Dr. Anna Kate Milburn Tatum (Jason) of Harrison, Matt Milburn of Harrison and Taylor Patrick O’Bryant of Elaine; a great-grandchild, Chase Tatum of Atlanta, Ga.; a sister, Linda O’Bryant Hissong (Wayne) of Columbia, Tenn.; and a brother, Bobby M. O’Bryant (Jean) of Columbia.



His parents, two brothers, Donal O’Bryant and Billie O’Bryant and his stepmother, Faye Sumner O’Bryant, preceded him in death.



A graveside service for Sharlon O’Bryant was held Sunday, April 29at Sunset Memorial Park in Helena-West Helena.  Rev. Rodger Hooker officiated.



Memorials may be made to West Helena United Methodist Church, 109 North 6th Street, West Helena, AR 72390.



Roller-Citizens Funeral Home, Helena-West Helena, directed services. The online guest book is at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.