George Eamol Tomplin Bryant, 92, of Van Buren died Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. He was born June 18, 1922, in Depew, Okla. He was a chief petty officer Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War, receiving the Korean Service Medal, U.N. Service Medal, American Area Medal, Asiatic Pacific Ribbon with four Bronze Stars, Philippines Liberation Ribbon with two stars, Point System Discharge and Good Conduct Ribbon. He worked with the Federal Aviation Administration and was a member of Flatwoods Missionary Baptist.
Funeral was Aug. 8 at Flatwoods Missionary Baptist in Mountain View with burial at Flatwoods Cemetery.
He is survived by his wife, Mima; a daughter, Theresa Halliburton of Farmington; a son, Terry Ivy of Wichita Falls, Texas; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.