Mrs. Irene Brantley Bryant, age 94 died at the Rich Square Health Center on March 9, 2008. A native of Bertie County she was raised in Aulander. She was married to the late Jessie Herbert Bryant in 1936 and they had three wonderful children. Mrs. Bryant worked at Mylcraft for twenty-seven years retiring at the age of seventy-five. Preceding her in death are her mother Mary Bert Hall, her father Charles Robert Brantley, her husband, Jessie Herbert Bryant and her brother Charlie Brantley.
Survivors include three daughters; Mary Katherine ‘Kathy’ White and her husband Allen of Windsor, Brenda B. West and her husband Fred of Rocky Mount and Diane B. James of Greensboro. Also surviving are five grandchildren and five great grandchildren.