Glenn Warren O’ Bryan, 93, of Prattville, AL, (formerly of Dyersburg, TN), passed away on July 13, 2023. He was preceded in death by his wife Francis Jean Reaves O’ Bryan, his parents Edgar Augustus O’ Bryan and Grace Carmel Crawford O’Bryan, his brother Richard O’ Bryan, and his sisters Dorothy O’ Bryan, Janie Kafka, and Maxine Tyner. He is survived by his children Ann O’Bryan, Dorothy Robison (Richard), and Carolyn Miller (James); grandchildren Anna Claire Mollet, Christina Gagner, Amy Robison, Jason Robison, and Stefanie Lopez, as well as six great grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister Norma Lynn Garrison
Glenn O’ Bryan attended Murray State University in Murray, KY where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music. He also received a Master’s Degree in Sacred Music from Southern Seminary in Louisville, KY. Mr. O’ Bryan served as Minister of Music at Gordon Street Baptist Church in Atlanta, GA, First Baptist Church in Somerset, KY, Calvary Baptist Church in Alexandria, LA, and First Baptist Church in Milan, TN. He was a faithful member of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, singing in the choir and playing his trumpet on occasion. Additionally, he was a volunteer at the Autauga Inter Faith Care Center. Mr. O’Bryan was a kind and gentle man who was beloved by all who met him and will be dearly missed.
A Graveside service will be held on September 30, 2023 at 1:00 in the Fairview Cemetery in Dyersburg, TN followed by a reception at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. Officiating will be The Reverend Joe Porter.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the St. Mark’s Music Ministry at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Prattville, AL.