Priscilla Dean "Moose" Bryant, age 72, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. Her journey began in Edgecombe County on April 6, 1949, daughter of Richard and Annie Cummings Owens. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law, Pamela Bryant; brother, Sam Owens; brother-in-law, Raymond Lewis; aunts and uncles, Shirley and Bob Barringer and Melvin and Geraldine Owens; great-granddaughter, Raleigh Renee Rudd; and the father of her children and love of her life, Archie Bryant.
Priscilla leaves a lifetime of wonderful memories for her three children, Shelby Bryant-Harper (Donte) of Elm City, J.R. Bryant, and Stevie Lee Bryant (Tammy) of Rocky Mount; sisters, Dixie Lewis of Macclesfield, Melvina Gallinato (Jerry) of Williamston, Vickie Roberson (Joe) of Williamston, and Diane Oakey (James) of Elm City; sisters-in-law, Barbara Adams (Mike) of Yulee, Florida and Brenda Woodruff (John) of Red Oak; and aunts, Sara Gardner of Macclesfield and Mary Walters of Pinetops. Priscilla was especially proud of her grandchildren, Roosevelt "T.C." Rudd, Jr., Damien Lee Bryant, Kelsey Renee Bryant, Archie Van Richard "Biddy Baby" Bryant, Jr. (Heather), Elizabeth Bernice Bryant, Christina Michelle Quincy, Seth Lee Bryant, Katelyn Lynette Quincy, Kayla Marie Quincy, and Katrina Renee Harper; and her great-grandchildren, Colten Lee Bryant, Alayna Ariel Rudd, Brielle London Bryant, and Roosevelt "Tre" Rudd, III, expected to join our family in June, 2022.
A Celebration of Priscilla's Life will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 2:30pm at NorthSide Community Church, 1660 Beaver Pond Dr, Rocky Mount, NC 27804. Interment will follow at Sunnyside Cemetery, Scotland Neck, NC. The family will receive friends at the home of Shelby Bryant-Harper.
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