James Henry Bryson, 84, passed away on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014, in a local hospital. He was retired from Mueller and was a driver for Mercury Cab. He is survived by his children Wanda (Roderick) Autry and Harlin (Lolita) Bryson. Grandchildren Lynnitra (Julian) Bonds, Taryn Autry, Harlin Bryson II, Kevin Autry and Jared Bryson, three great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment: Chattanooga National Cemetery at 2 p,m. The family will receive friends Monday, Feb. 24, from 6-7 p.m. at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.