The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


April 30, 2013

Donna Bryant

JOPLIN, Mo. — Donna G. Bryant, age 53, Joplin, passed away at 1:53 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013, at Freeman West.

Donna was born May 28, 1959, in Joplin, to the late Carl Annis Jr. and Irene Cady Annis and had lived in Joplin all of her life.  

Donna worked as a certified nurse's tech for several years at area nursing homes. For the past 10 years, she helped take care of her father before he died in December of 2012.

Donna married Mikel Bryant on Oct. 22, 1982, in Miami, Okla. He survives at the home.

Additional survivors include a son, Jeremy Bryant, of the home; sisters, Diana Harbison, Wyandotte, Okla., Tina Haynes, Joplin, Linda Annis, Fort Smith, Ark., and Tonya Annis, Miller, Mo.; brothers, Johnny Annis, Miller, Robert Annis, Webb City, Mo., and Donald Annis, Joplin; and several extended family members.

Memorial services are planned for Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Parker Mortuary Chapel. The family will receive friends following the services at the mortuary.

Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.

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