Jan. 29, 2023
3 p.m.



Shelby Berry Bryant, 85, of Drexel, NC, went to be with the Lord Sunday, January 22, 2023.

Born in Burke County, NC on February 28, 1937, she was the daughter of the late Harold Berry and Minnie Pearl Reece Berry. Shelby was raised in the Church of God. She worked as a clerk for Drexel Furniture and later for an insurance company. Shelby was a loving cook who loved dogs and rode motorcycles in her younger years.

A loving wife, Mrs. Bryant is survived by her husband, Billy Bryant; nephew, Scott Berry; niece, Melanie Berry Byers (Terry); and numerous cousins.

In addition to her parents, Shelby was preceded in death by her brother, Harold “Gene” Berry (Juanita).

The funeral will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, January 29, 2023 in the Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home with Dr. Jack Hodges officiating. The interment for Shelby will be private.

Sossoman Funeral Home and Crematory Center is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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I will miss you Aunt Shelby and have many sweet memories of our visits with you and Uncle Bill. Rest sweetly in the arms of Jesus. Love you forever.

—Sandra Bryant Scalese
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Billy, I am so sorry for your loss. I hope you realize that you can count on us to support you during this time. Just ask and we will do our best to support you.

—David L Tubergen

Shelby was a loving neighbor and friend. She taught me how to drive. Her beauty and her smile were noticed by many. Will miss her greatly! Love, Carolyn

—Carolyn Lowman Davis
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So sorry to hear of Shelby’s passing Shelby was a 1st cousin but I was not raised in the area but do remember her

—Toni Reece

So sorry to hear of the loss of aunt Shelby. I remember her smile and sweet hugs when I got to see her. Much over to Uncle Bill

—Anna Marie Smith-Bradley