Mary Jo Duke Bryant

Mary Jo Duke Bryant passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at the age of 79. She was the cherished wife of the late Fred Bryant. Loving mother of Shirley Bryant and Elizabeth B. Drennan (David). Daughter of the late John Henry and Afray Duke. Sister of Novaline Brown and the late Doris Sprouse, Euline Martin, Vassalee Collins, H.D. “Pete” Duke and R.C. Duke. Proud grandmother of Scott, Bradley, Zachary (Taylor) and Darian. Great grandmother of Alexis, Zoe and Braden. She is also survived and fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. Mary was a native of Gadsden, AL, a longtime resident of St. Bernard Parish and a current resident of Slidell, LA. She was well loved and will be forever remembered as a loving and loyal wife, mother, grandmother and a friend to many, who treasured her family. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to be held at St. Bernard Memorial Funeral Home in Chalmette, LA on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., followed by a funeral service in Mary’s memory beginning at 11:30 a.m. She will be laid to rest with her husband,Fred, in St. Bernard Memorial Gardens. To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit

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