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Jimmy Ray Bryson

February 3, 1944 — December 25, 2019

Jimmy Ray Bryson, 75, received his ultimate gift from God on Christmas morning, December 25, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.  Jimmy was a deacon at Old Ocoee Baptist Church and was a devout Christian.  He enjoyed fishing and hunting and was a very talented artist.  The love for his family was on display throughout his entire life and will be missed by all.  Jimmy was an all-around talented and a very special man.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Joyce Bryson; parents, Laton and Frances Bryson; brothers, C.L. Bryson and Harold Bryson.

Survivors include his loving wife, JoAnn Howard Bryson; beloved daughter, Kim (Ralph) Brackett; adored grandson and the light of his world, Dylan Brackett; siblings, Lynn Bryson, Joan (Greg) Bush and Tracy (Rock) Alexander.  Several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors also survive.

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 29, 2019 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with Pastor David Qualls officiating.

A Gathering of Friends and Family will be held from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. prior to the service.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the Bryson family at www.HigginsFuneral.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.  (423) 338-2834

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Jimmy Ray Bryson, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

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Gathering of Friends and Family

Sunday, December 29, 2019

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Celebration of Life

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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