In Loving Memory

Rex C. Bryant

June 24, 1952 - February 28, 2023


Rex Colin Bryant, loving husband, father, Popa, brother and friend, passed away on Tuesday, February 28, 2023, at the age of 70.

Rex attended Liberty Bible College where he met his bride, Shirley. They were married for 50 years.  He was an ordained minister and was involved and served with many organizations and ministries around the world. Rex loved the Lord and spent his life sharing the gospel of Jesus.

In his spare time, Rex enjoyed building custom homes and loved doing ancestry research. But most of all Rex loved time spent with his family.

Rex is survived by his wife, Shirley Bryant; children, Rex Colin Bryant, Jr., Jenny Lynne Sumrall, and Natalie Bryan (Richard); grandchildren, Zoey, Victoria, Haley, Annabelle, Abigail, Isaac, Julianna and Kaleb; one great-grandchild, Amelia; siblings, Sheila Wright (Billy), Debra Sessions (Bill), Robin Abernathy (Donnie) and Russel Bryant; along with other relatives and friends.

A service to celebrate his life will be held on Saturday, March 4, 2023, at Praise Family Church, 2605 Dawes Road, Mobile, AL, at 12PM. The family will receive friends for a time of visitation before the service beginning at 11AM.

If you would like to help the family with funeral expenses, a Go Fund Me page has been started. Please go to: to donate.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at Hughes Funeral Home, 26209 Pollard Road, Daphne, AL, is assisting the family.


  1. Clemmie Young

    Rex was a loving, kind Christian & friend. He will be missed greatly. My prayers to his family. My God bring peace & comfort with the knowledge of knowing that Rex is worshiping with our Jesus.

  2. Abigail Bryan

    My poppa was a great man with an amazing heart, he would do anything for anybody. He always wanted to be face-to-face with God and now he is he will be greatly missed Poppa.

  3. Xen Ruffin

    I will always cherish the many Bible study teachings that Rex led at New Life Church. His passion for the Lord drew me. Those teaching moments still burn in my mind and heart to this day. Thank you Lord for bringing our paths together! Praying for you Shirley and Family in your many days to come with Peace and Comfort. God is Faithful.

  4. Charline Venturini

    I had the privilege to know Rex at Liberty Bible College many years ago, and Shirley was my roommate and friend. What a testimony of serving the Lord they have and of sharing blessings in the Body of Believers everywhere!
    With prayers of comfort to Shirley and her family,
    Charline Blalock Venturini

  5. Victoria Werneth

    We celebrate Rex’s living Testimony of His Great Love for Our Lord Jesus Christ, for His Family, and for people! Such wonderful memories we all share of Jesus’ Presence as we gathered together in His Mighty Name! Our eyes have beheld His Glory! Rex you will be greatly missed! Thank you for your life you lived before us all! We love you, & Your family Forever!

  6. Daniel Vinson

    I have always had great love and care for both Rex and Shirley Bryant. He was a great friend to me and I love him and will miss him deeply.


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