Edith M. Bryant, age 83, of Udell died Friday, Oct. 19, 2007 at Mercy Medical Center in Centerville. 

She was born the daughter of Tobias and Martha Alice (Rayburn) Logan on Feb. 14, 1924 near Upper Tygart, Ky. She was educated in a rural country school.

On Dec. 14, 1949, Edith was united in marriage to Loral Isaac Bryant at Olive Hill, Ky. They farmed for over 50 years in the Udell area. 
Although Edith was unable to talk during her later years, she truly enjoyed puttering around her farmhouse near Udell. 
She also enjoyed the fellowship at the Fairview Church of the Brethren where she was a member for over 50 years. 
Edith was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Unionville, Iowa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Loral Bryant on Feb. 18, 1997; brothers, Lee, Bert and Jack Logan.

Edith is survived by her son, Dennis Bryant of Udell; daughter, Joy Rude and her husband, Dave of Cedar Rapids; 
grandchildren, Krista Rude of Des Moines, Kayla Bryant of Altoona and Loran Bryant of Moulton; brothers, Carl Logan of Columbus, Ohio, 
Floyd Logan of West Portsmouth, Ohio, Lloyd Logan of South Shore, Ky., and Enoch Logan of Fort Myers, Fla.; sister, Myrtle Murray of Portsmouth, Ohio; 
also many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, Oct. 21, at the Fairview Church of the Brethren near Udell with Rev. Carl Heien and Marilyn Koehler officiating. 
Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery near Udell. 

Visitation was held?Saturday at the Schmidt Family Funeral Home in Centerville.

Memorials can be made to the Fairview Cemetery Association and can be left at the funeral home. 
The Schmidt Family Funeral Home of Centerville, Iowa is caring for the Bryant family at this time 
and condolences can be sent at: schmidtfamilyfuneralhome.com

Submitted by: Linda Cheeks Pittano

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