Ruth Anna Bryant, 39, of Little Rock, and her sister Michelle Graves, 35, of Marianna, AR went to be with the Lord on Sunday December 22nd, 2013. Ruth leaves behind her loving husband, Corey Bryant; her daughter, Emilee Hagewood,; her son, Caden Bryant; and many close friends and relatives. She is survived by her mother, Sandra Graves, and her brothers, Michael and Nathaniel Graves. She was preceded in death by her father, Arthur Graves and her brother, Jon Graves. Ruth was born on June 4, 1974, in West Plains, Missouri to Arthur and Sandra Graves. As a child she spent many summers with her family enjoying the natural beauty of the Spring River. She graduated Highland High in 1991 and moved to Little Rock, Arkansas. In 1994 she started her career in the insurance industry with Arkansas Blue Cross. After 19 years of service her expertise and reputation led her to numerous sales and leadership awards. She truly took pride in her job and enjoyed helping others. Spending time with her family and friends was her greatest passion. She also enjoyed traveling the world and reading novels on the sandy beaches in Mexico. Ruth was a loving wife, mother, sister, daughter, and friend to many. She will be greatly missed, but she will always have a special place in our hearts. Memorials may be made to First Security Bank: Bryant Family Memorial Fund or to Ronald McDonald House, 1009 Wolfe St, Little Rock, AR 72202 (501) 374-1956.
Funeral service will be 2:00 P.M., Monday, December 30, 2013, at Fellowship Bible Church, 1401 Kirk Rd, Little Rock, AR 72223 (501) 224-7171. The family will receive friends 4:00-7:00 P.M., Sunday, December 29, 2013, at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home, 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, AR 72211 (501) 224-8300.