Johanna Snyder Bryant
Published 11:28 pm Thursday, June 17, 2010
Johanna Snyder Bryant, of Jamestown, North Carolina, went to meet her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 6, 2010, a week after celebrating her 80th birthday with family and friends. She died at home after a short illness.
A native of Beaufort County, NC, she was born on May 28, 1930, to the late Arthur H. and Sarah Elizabeth Herline Ellis Snyder. Johanna was an energetic student and star basketball player at Pantego High School. She grew up in a small town and loved to explore the school yards, fields and woods surrounding Pantego with her friends.
She was a wonderful mother with a great sense of humor who loved to be with family and friends. She was an avid intercessor who served her Lord faithfully as a prayer warrior and encourager of many. She served as the state coordinator of Lydia International Prayer Fellowship (now known as ASK Network) for many years and was an active member of Gate City Vineyard Church.
Johanna is survived by her daughter, Beverly Roberts and her husband Rick of Charlotte, NC; her son, Tim and his wife Angie of Asheville, NC; her sister, Christine Waters Stokesberry and her husband Lonnie of Pinetown, NC; her grandchildren Caleb Sizemore and his wife Sara-Ann of Morrisville, NC, Jacob Sizemore and his wife Emily of Charlotte, NC, Benjamin Bryant and his wife Jenny of Asheville, NC , Daniel Bryant of Asheville, NC, Leah Hawkins and her husband Evan of Winston-Salem, NC, Graham Bryant and Caroline Bryant of Asheville NC; her great-grandchildren Sadie Bryant, Mallen Sizemore, Avery Bryant, Kadewin Sizemore, Vayla Sizemore and Zoelle Johanna Sizemore; her nephews Eddie Davis, Buddy Davis and Michael Waters. She was preceded in death by her sister Grace Davis.
A celebration of her life was held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 13th at Gate City Vineyard, 204 South Westgate Dr. Greensboro, NC, with Pastor Todd Oakley officiating. Graveside service followed at Guilford Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to ASK Network, Conference Scholarship Fund (Johanna Bryant), PO Box 658, Emmittsburg, MD 21727.