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August 29, 1935 July 14, 2018
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Obituary for LEO DEAN BRYANT

Leo Dean Bryant was born on August 29, 1935 and passed away on Saturday, July 14, 2018. Leo graduated from Clever High School and went on to work for the Missouri State Highway Patrol, retiring in 1993.

Leo and his wife Juanita were married December 4, 1954 and have long been members of Orchard Crest Baptist Church in Springfield, MO.

He was preceded in death by his parents Everett and Leona Bryant, his sister Twila Vance and her husband Wayland.

He is survived by his wife Juanita, his two daughters and their husbands, Ramona and Jerry Kennard, Belinda and Bruce Waite, three grandchildren and their spouses, Shane Kennard and wife Nichole, Corey Waite, BriAnna Lown and husband Tyler, six great grandchildren, Elijah, Josiah, Noah and Isaiah Kennard, Lilee and Amelia Lown.

Visitation will be Thursday, July 19 at Meadors Funeral Home in Republic, MO from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. The funeral will be Friday, July 20, 10:00 am at Meadors Funeral Home, with burial to be at Union Ridge Cemetery in Clever, MO.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Union Ridge Cemetery Clever in care of Meadors Funeral Home. Family and friends can share online condolences on this website, at

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