Dr. Gary Barton Bryant

Dr. Gary Barton Bryant, a much-loved member of the Woodbury community, passed away on January 24, 2024, at the age of 76.  Born on August 22, 1947, in Nashville, TN, Dr. Bryant followed in the footsteps of his father and brother, joining the family medical practice in Woodbury after graduating from medical school as a Family Practice Specialist.  

Dr. Bryant was a local retired physician who dedicated his life to caring for others. He was deeply respected and cherished by both his family and the community.  His compassionate nature and expertise made him a trusted figure in the medical field.

Dr. Bryant leaves behind a loving family, including his wife, Delora Parker Bryant; his son, Cullen James Bryant (Kate); his daughter, Alisha Bryant Day; and his son, William Barton Bryant (M.K.).  He is also survived by his sister, Nancy Bryant Piper, as well as his grandchildren, Elizabeth Bryant, Elanor Bryant, Evie Day, Dylan Day and Zach Day.  Dr. Bryant had numerous nieces and nephews who adored him.  He was also fortunate to have the support of his good friends, Ed Nowalk and Mike Vinson.

He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. William A. Bryant, his mother, Vesta Dunn Bryant, his brother, Dr. Rodney Craig Bryant and his son, William Andrew Bryant.

Dr. Bryant’s educational journey began at Woodbury SDA School for his primary education, followed by Madison Academy for high school.  He furthered his education at Loma Linda University.

In memory of Dr. Bryant, contributions can be made to the Woodbury Seventh Day Adventist School on Hollow Springs Road in Woodbury, TN.  These contributions will help support education, a cause that Dr. Bryant held dear to his heart. 

Dr. Gary Barton Bryant’s presence will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him.  His legacy as a dedicated physician and beloved member of the community will live on in the hearts of those he touched.  

Funeral services will be 12:00 noon Thursday, February 1, 2024 in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Pastor Dennis Clark officiating.  Interment will follow in the Riverside cemetery.  

Visitation with his family will be Wednesday, January 31, 2024 from 3:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M.  

Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311 or to leave condolences and memories for his family