Lorraine Locke Bryson

01/21/1934 – 11/22/2022

Obituary for Lorraine Locke Bryson 

Lorraine Locke Bryson was born, January 21, 1934, in Meigs County, TN to Minnie Johnson Gadson and George Locke.  She passed November 22, 2022, surrounded by family.  Lorraine was devoted daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great-great grandmother.  She was a faithful member of the Jehovah’s Witness, Kingdom Hall Northwest Congregation for 58 years.  
She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, shopping, watching Gunsmoke and Cheynne; sitting on the porch and also watching her re-runs of westerns and Walker Texas Ranger. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Minnie Johnson Gadson, and George Locke.; husband, James Lynnwood Bryson, Sr.; sister, Dorothy Simpson.; son-in-law, Herbert McMillan.; niece, Dorothy Simpson.; great-nephew, Dennis Simpson.
She leaves to cherish her memory: daughters, Belinda Joyce Bryson, Sandra “Spanky” McMillan, Dora Bryson and son James L. Bryson, Jr (Lori); grandchildren, Jrumeaia Clark (Maurice), LaSheika Jones (Ray’mon), Meunier Bryson, LaQuieta Newton (LJ), James Fine (Rachel), James L, Bryson, III (Taye), Addelyn Pair (Marques), and NaTisha Bates.; great grandchildren, NaNeeishia Barnes, Dmitri Barnes, Jr., Aaliyah Riddle, Jala King, Adarian Bryson, Keith Jones, Jr., Keaja Riddle, A’zari “Coco” Newton, Leloni Newton, Giaonnie Cateres, James Bryson IV and Nola Clark.; great great grandchild;  Luciano King.  
Family will assemble at Jarnigan’s Mortuary, 11:45- 12:00 noon, funeral service, 12:00 noon, Tuesday, November 29, 2022, Memorial Discourse, Brother Clayton Fields.
Interment, New Gray Cemetery
JOHN 14:2-3
“ In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you.
And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.

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Receiving of Friends

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
11:45- 12:00 noon
Memorial Discourse, Brother Clayton Fields.

Funeral Service

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
12:00 noon
Memorial Discourse, Brother Clayton Fields.


Tuesday, November 29, 2022
New Gray Cemetery