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Grace Bryant Resseau
Mamie Grace Bryant Resseau went to her heavenly home on January 10
2024. She was born on April 29, 1924 the youngest of 10 children of Mamie
Lee Armstrong Bryant and William Jasper Bryant in Buckhead GA. She
attended and graduated from Morgan County Schools. She moved to
Atlanta where she attended Georgia State College. She met Thomas Henry
Resseau Jr and they were married in 1950 then moved to Eatonton where
they made their life together. They had one daughter, Lois Schell. Grace
happily supported her husband as he worked as a dairy farmer. She was
well known for her wonderful cooking and enjoyed sharing it with others.
She was active in the Eatonton community and served as President of the
Service League and as a member of the Uncle Remus Library Board. She
was an active member of the First Baptist Church, and was honored on
Founders Day in 2009. Grace spent many years serving as Girls’ Auxiliary
leader, meeting every week with the girls and teaching and encouraging
them. Grace was an active Sunday School member and enjoyed activities
with the M&Ms, singing with the Keenagers, being a loyal member of the
ladies’ aerobics group, which met weekly and enjoyed fellowship, as well
as exercise. Grace also loved to travel with her family and friends, playing
cards, playing bingo, and putting together jigsaw puzzles and completing
word puzzles. She spent the last years of her life at Autumn Lane Health
and Rehab in Gray Georgia and loved being spoiled by the employees
there. She is survived by her daughter, Lois Schell, Grandchildren: Steve
Sinclair, Jr, Anne Marie Horton(Josh Durden), Rebecca Sinclair, Kelly
Hardin(Greg), Great Grandchildren: Nash Sinclair, Dylan Sinclair, Mason
Sinclair, Karlie Horton, Max Hardin, Ash Hardin, and Scarlett Hardin and
many nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved. She was preceded in
death by her husband, her granddaughter-in-law, Dawn Sinclair, her
parents, her siblings, Paul Bryant(Julia), Christine Bryant, Edward Bryant,
Marjorie Bryant, Louise Wallis(Phil), Gus Bryant(Lillian), Bess
Stovall(Spence), W J Bryant(Sara) and Keith Bryant(Barbara), several
nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 15th at
First Baptist Church in Eatonton at 10:00 AM followed at 11:00 by a
Memorial Service. Burial will be in the Resseau Family Plot at Pine Grove
Cemetery in Eatonton. Donations may be made to First Baptist Church
Eatonton or your favorite charity.
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