Glenn Bryars

Published 4:46 pm Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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Mr. Glenn Bryars, 70, passed away on Sun., June 30, 2019, at his home in Perdido.

Mr. Bryars was a native and life long resident of Perdido. He was retired from the Baldwin County Road Department with over 43 years of service and was of the Holiness Faith.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Orie and Model Bryars; wife of 40 years, Sarah Bryars; son, Donald Gardner; two grandchildren, Sarah Gardner and Larry Gardner; one great-grandchild, Jerico Coleman; three brothers, Wiley Bryars, Gene Autry Bryars and O.W. Bryars; and two sisters, Ora May White and Glinda Gillam.

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He is survived by five sons, Robert Eugene Gardner Jr. of Crossroads, John (Shelby) Gardner of Excel, Charles Arthur (Jerri) Gardner of Robertsdale, Thomas (Tika) Gardner of Nokomis and Eddie (Bess) Gardner of Rabun; three daughters, Theresa Ann Gardner of Perdido, Rossanna (Shannon) Edwards of Malcolm and Katherine (Charles) Jones of Robertsdale; one brother, Benjamin (Dee) Bryars of Perdido; four sisters, Peggy White of Perdido, Shelby (Joel) Brown of Perdido, Shelia (Robert) Michaels of Chancellor and Deborah (Randy) Conway of Perdido; three grandchildren he raised as his own, John Glenn McDowell, Brandy Bruce and Blake Hadley, all of Perdido; 33 grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren; nine great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services will be held today, Wed., July 3, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with Sis. Helen Stewart officiating.

Burial will follow at the White Cemetery.

Visitation was held July 2 at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Billy Gardner, Darren Gardner, A.J. Gardner, Jonathan Joseph, J.T. McDowell, Easton White, J.R. Gardner, Thomas Sprinkle and Blake Coleman.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC of Atmore is in charge of all arrangements.