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Mabel Ruth Smith Bryant

In Obituaries by Dustin Bratcher

HARTFORD, Ky. — Mabel Ruth Smith Bryant, 98, passed away at Signature Healthcare of Hartford, Kentucky, Oct. 9, 2018. She was born May 16, 1920.

Mabel was a homemaker and a longtime member of Oak Grove Church of God.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 40 years, George C. Bryant, who passed away in 1979, and her son-in-law, W.T. Gray, who passed in 2002. Also, three brothers and three sisters, all of Michigan.

She leaves behind one daughter, Wanda Gray (W.T., deceased), of Hartford; three granddaughters, Carolyn Sue Baize, of Hartford, Holly Jean (Keith) Igleheart, of Utica, Kentucky, and Missy Gray (Roger) Duvall, of Owensboro, Kentucky; four great-grandsons, one great-granddaughter, and two great-great grandchildren; one sister-in-law; and very special aunt to her children and grandchildren, Alice Dean Bryant, of Cromwell, Kentucky, and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Oak Grove Church of God, 10358 KY-505, Cromwell, Kentucky, with Rev. David Cardwell officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Cromwell. Friends may visit with Ms. Bryant’s family from 10 a.m. until the time of service Friday at Oak Grove Church of God. William L. Danks Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Ms. Bryant.

Online messages of condolence may be left for the family of Mabel Bryant by visiting her memorial tribute at

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