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Iris Nelly Bryant

December 21, 1943 — November 30, 2023

Mount Airy

Iris Nelly Bryant

 

Mrs. Iris Nelly Bryant, age 79, died peacefully at The Joan & Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC on Thursday, November 30, 2023. Mrs. Bryant was born on December 21, 1943 in Claudville, VA to William Samuel Goins and Nellie Willard Goins. She attended Blue Ridge High School. She worked many years at Proctor Silex and retired from ASMO in Mount Airy. Mrs. Bryant is survived by her siblings, Shirley Goins, Linda Goins Fain and Jerry Goins; half-brother, Andy Goins; half-sister, Rachel Goins Davis; grandchildren, Alicia Heath, Bridgett Wright, Katlin Pope, Katherine Heath, Jamie Heath II, Sharon Heath, Mercedes Heath; several great-grandchildren that she loved dearly. Mrs. Bryant is preceded in death by her husband, Larry Eugene Bryant; a daughter, Sharon Heath and a son, Jamie Lee Heath I; siblings, Frances Goins Hughes, Clyde Goins, Walter Randolph Goins, Ann Laura Goins and Bobby Goins; half-siblings, Harry Goins, Amos Goins, Carry Goins and Virginia Goins Easter. Her grandchildren will remember her as a kind, gentle, patient and loving grandmother who always encouraged them to pursue their goals. She was the best grandmother they could ever ask for and was always there when any one of them needed her. One of her grandchildren Bridgett Wright remembers when she made sure that her and her sister, Alicia Heath had a holiday Barbie every year and a box of chocolates on Valentines Day. She was truly their best friend. By request, Iris will be cremated and laid to rest privately.

 

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