Iris Chadwick Bryant, 93, of New Bern, passed away on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at the Bryan Health and Rehabilitation of Scotland Neck, NC
Iris was born on July 16, 1928 to Manley Lewis Chadwick and Alice Carter Chadwick in Wilmington, NC. She was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, sister, and friend to many. Iris loved creating items through woodworking and enjoyed drawing and painting. In her free time she also enjoyed sewing, reading, and making arts and crafts. Iris was a member of Hope Free Will Baptist Church in Scotland Neck and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Along with her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Claude Bryant, Sr.; a son, Archie Claude “A.C.” Bryant, Jr.; and eight siblings.
Iris is survived by two daughters, Claudia Bryant Giddings and husband Joe of Scotland Neck, NC and Donna Bryant Hux and husband Mahlon of New Bern, NC; a son, David Lewis Bryant and wife Jan of Sherrills Ford, NC; a brother, Jack Chadwick and wife Priscilla of Bradenton, FL; four granddaughters, Kimberly Bryant Dennie and husband Lee of Tarboro, Lisa Bryant Watters (Keith) of Claremont, NC, Melissa Lynn Bryant (Dakota H.) of Albemarle, NC, and Melissa Renee Coleman of Scotland Neck, NC; four grandsons, Dakota Claude Bryant of Taylorsville, NC, Nathan Harold Sanford of Whitakers, NC, Matthew Mahlon Hux and fiancé’ Catherine Murphy of Tarboro, NC, and Shane Sellers and special friend Shannon of Lake Norman, NC; twelve great-grandchildren, Lauryn, Hunter, Caroline, Riley, Kayla, Regan, Lawson, Kylie, Isaiah, Paisleigh, Colson, and Charlotte; one great-great-grandchild, Bryson; and special friends, Archie and Debra Worley of Scotland Neck.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 5, 2022 from 3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. at Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service, Scotland Neck, NC. A celebration of life graveside service will follow at 4:00 p.m. at Sunnyside Cemetery, Scotland Neck, NC, with Rev. Matthew Jones officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made directly to Hope Free Will Baptist Church, 8772 Highway 258, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or online by clicking here; or directly to the Down East Animal Refuge, P.O. Drawer 40, Scotland Neck, NC 27874 or online by clicking here.
Letchworth-Sykes Funeral Service in Scotland Neck is handling the arrangements for the Bryant family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting letchworthsykesfs.com.