ALBANY -- Mrs. Yvonne Edwards Bryant, 72, of Albany, GA, went to be with her Lord on Saturday, November 3, 2012 at her residence. Private memorial services will be held for family members Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 3:00 PM at the family residence on Hilltop Drive. The family will receive and visit friends and church members from 3:30 PM until 5:00 PM at the residence.

Yvonne was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church. She was a long and faithful employee of Carmen's Fine Footwear.

Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters. She is survived by her husband of fifty three years, Ronald Eugene Bryant, four daughters, Deborah (Bob) Teusch, Sharon (Brad) Graham, Georgia Bryant and Dawn (Coy) Crowley, two sisters, Diana Davis and Annie Mitchell, a brother, Lamar Edwards, eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make contributions to the COPD Foundation, 2937 S.W. 27th Ave., Suite 302, Miami, FL, 33133 or

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