Carrie Pearl (Hudson) Bryant, age 91, of New Britain, CT transitioned from her labor to eternal rest Monday, November 30, 2020. She was born in Birmingham, Alabama March 7, 1929 to the late George and Emma (Driver) Hudson.
Throughout her life she established a legacy of love, strength, encouragement, and faith that was shared with her family and with those she came in contact with.
Carrie was a faithful member in the early formation of St. James Missionary Baptist Church in New Britain, CT and was later appointed as a Deaconess, where she served until the day she passed. She was also blessed to be named one of the Mothers of the Church in her later years. She also worshipped at Second Baptist Church of New Britain, CT for a time period, as well.
Carrie now has taken her rest, however not before establishing a Godly legacy for her surviving children, Phillip Jr. (Debbie), Willie Sr. (Betsy), Carolyn Bryant Clayton (Henry), James Edward Sr. (Sharon), Richard, and Judy Bryant Luke. She was loved and will be dearly missed by her surviving siblings, Joseph Hudson, Gertrude (Hudson) Green, Rose (Hudson) Johnson, and Bernice (Hudson) Richardson. She also was blessed with a whole host of nieces, nephews, grand, great, and great-great grandchildren. Carrie was loved and will be missed.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of more than 50 years, Deacon Phillip Bryant Sr.; sisters, Bertha (Hudson) Hargrove and Odelia (Hudson) Powers; brothers, Rev. Hosia Hudson, Alex Hudson, Henry (AC) Hudson, and Arthur Hudson.
A Walk-through viewing and visitation will be held Monday, December 7, 2020 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at St. James Missionary Baptist Church, 45 Daly Ave., New Britain. The Homegoing service for Mrs. Bryant will follow at 11:00 a.m. The church will limit its capacity to 60 (sixty) family members only. The service for Carrie Bryant will be lived-streamed online from 11:00 am – 12:30pm EST at: facebook.com/saintjamesmbc or pscp.tv/saintjamesmbc or dial in to the prayer-line (605) 475-3220; Access Code: 409086#.
Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery. Anyone attending the Walk-through viewing, Homegoing service or burial will be asked to adhere to any COVID-19 safety restrictions.