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She grew up in Ava and graduated from Ava High School Trisha Ann (Moore) Bryant, of Springfield, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2007, at the age of 37 years, 2 months and 26 days, during the evening in her home from complications associated with Multiple Sclerosis.
Trisha was born Aug. 31, 1970, to Elvia Ray and Betty Lou (Epps) Moore, of Ava. She grew up in the Ava area and graduated from Ava High School. On Jan. 2, 1988, she was married to Christopher Bryant, at Girdner Church south of Ava, and to this union two sons were born. She was a charter member of Nixa General Baptist Church, where she attended faithfully when her health permitted.
She was preceded in death by her father, Elvia Moore.
Trisha is survived by her husband, Christopher, of the home, Springfield; two sons, Daniel and James, of the home, Springfield; her mother, Betty Moore, of Ava; four brothers, Dwain Moore and wife, Gloria, and Keith Moore and wife, Charlotte, all of Ava, Bobby Joe Moore and wife, Sheila, of Lebanon, and Terry Moore and wife, Christy, Mtn. Home, Ark.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m., in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home Chapel, Ava, with the Rev. Bob Comer and the Rev. Freeda Holt officiating. Burial will be in the Girdner Cemetery south of Ava in Douglas County.
Visitation will be held today (Thursday, Nov. 29) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. The family requests that memorial donations be made to Gideons International or the Multiple Sclerosis Society. On-line condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneralhome. com.