CHICKAMAUGA Donald Eugene Bryant, 65, passed away on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.He was employed at Rockwell, US Pipe and Chickamauga Telephone Co. until he was unable to work. He attended Friendship M.B. Church, Chickamauga.Preceding him in death are his mother, Hattie Strickland; father, Appy Allgood; brothers, Paul Barnes, George Patrick and Orlando Strickland; adoptive uncle and aunt, Josie and Namon OHara.He leaves to cherish his memory Karen R. Bryant, his wife of 27 years; son, Patrick Russell, Savannah, Ga.; two daughters, Felecia (Lamont) Leach, Fayetteville, N.C. and Tiffany Russell, Chickamauga; four sisters, Shelia Stamper, Chickamauga, Clara Dixon, LaFayette, Ga., Shelia Trammell, Fort Oglethorpe, Deanna Jones, Long Beach, Calif.; two brothers, Uless (Jacqueline) Strickland, Rossville, Maurice (Darlene) Strickland, Kensington, Ga.; other relatives and friends.Service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Friendship M.B. Church, Chickamauga, with the Rev. Hugh E. Byrd officiating. There will be a visitation one hour prior to service.Interment in Wallaceville Cemetery, Chickamauga, Ga.A memorial service will be held from 6-8 p.m. today at Friendship M.B. Church, Chickamauga.The body will lie in state after noon today at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.