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 at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home chapel. Interment: Chattanooga National Cemetery at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends from 6-7 p.m. today, Feb. 24, at John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Ave., 622-9995.