Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Daisy Ward Bryant Maxey, age 102, of Suffolk, Va., passed away on March 13, 2009. A native of Bladenboro, N.C. she was the daughter of the late Luther and Mary Elizabeth Hester Ward. She was also predeceased by her first husband, Marvin Hinton Bryant; her second husband, Charles Whittington Maxey; a daughter, Gloria Jean Bryant Wallace and husband, Larry Wayne Wallace; a son, Graham Hinton Bryant; a son-in-law, L.A. Pair; great-grandson, Shawn Bryant; brothers, Simmie Ward and Edwin Ward. She was a member of the Little Country Baptist Church in Roanoke Rapids, N.C.
She is survived by her daughter, Christine Bryant Pair; daughter-in-law, Linda Brock; grandchildren, Deborah P. Ummels (Dan), Michael A. Pair, Graham H. Bryant, L. Susan Bryant Keenan (Les) and George Warren Wallace (Cheryl); great-grandchildren, Christopher Bryant, Laurie Danielle Ummels and Joshua Wallace.
A graveside service was held on Monday, March 16, 2009 at 2 p.m. at Cedar Wood Cemetery, Roanoke Rapids, N.C., with the Rev. Jamie Jenkins officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Christian School Building Fund at 237 N. Main St., Suffolk, VA 23434. Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.