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Jill Ellen Bryant

Birth Date: August 26, 1960
Death Date: January 3, 2016

Jill Ellen Bryant, 56, passed away peacefully at her home on January 3rd, 2016 with her family by her side.

Jill was born on August 26th, 1960 in Sacramento, California. She is the daughter of Ralph Johnson and Phyllis Fleenor. Jill was one of four children (Marvin Johnson, Jan Randolph and Lori Johnson). She has one son, Justin Bryant, and a soon-to-be daughter-in-law, Shawna Dellos, who has recently given her a beautiful grandson named Greyson Harold Bryant.

Jill was a loving and caring woman who would do anything for her family and friends. She enjoyed many things, such as family camping trips, going to the casino, Christmas decorating, late night karaoke and knitting. Her favorite thing in the world was being “Aunt Jill”. She loved to watch and spoil her many nieces and nephews and especially could not wait to be “Grandma”.

In 2012 Jill met Jeff Burkhart and they fell madly in love with each other. Jeff gave her joy and happiness. They both battled health conditions, but they never let it keep them from the things they loved most: family and each other.
In early 2015 Jill was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer but was not going to let that keep her from the people and things she loved. Jill was determined to meet her first grandchild. She knew she had a long battle ahead of her and vowed to never give up and fight until the end. She did just that. Jill was a fighter and kept great spirits during her battle. Unfortunately, the cancer overcame her.

Jill will always be remembered for love and a great sense of humor. She shared many loving memories with everyone in her life. Her love for life will be greatly missed. She was reunited in Heaven with her father and will be watching over her family.

Service to celebrate Jill’s life will be soon to follow. Date and time of service and celebration of life will be posted on this page as well as Facebook. There in an “In Loving Memory of Jill Bryant” Facebook page that will also have the service details. Also, on this page will be contact information for her son, Justin Bryant, for any further questions or details.
Justin Bryant – (916) 967 -7928
If anyone would like to send flowers or donations please send them to:
Justin Bryant
4313 Hartlepool Way
Antelope, CA 95843

Celebration of Life Memorial Service
January 23, 2016
10:00 am
First Baptist Church of Rancho Cordova
10720 Coloma Road Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
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  1. I love you mammas missing you soo much sitting here with Justin shawna and our grandson greyson we miss you sooo much

  2. Im free dont grieve for me for now I'm free I'm following the path God laid for me I took his hand when I heard HIM call I turned my back and left it all I could not stay another day to laugh to love to work or play tasks left undone must stay that way I found at the close of day if parting has left a void then fill it with remembered joy a friendship shared a laugh a kiss ah yes these I too will miss be not burdened with times of sorrow I wish you the sunshine of tomorrow my lifes been full I savored much good friends good times a loved ones touch perhaps my time seemed all to brief dont lengthen it now with undue grief lift up your heart and share with me God wanted me now he set me free

  3. Aunt Jill was always there when anyone needed her. She had a way of handling business. Jill's family meant everything to her. She was always so proud of her son, Justin. She was and always will be present in all of our lives. ..every get-together, every camping trip, every holiday, every day. She loved taking care of everyone. I remember the camping trips she went on with us…. Spent more time cleaning out sand from the tent and making breakfast for everyone each day. She left out noone. She would pack everything except the kitchen sink to go camping. Jill will be missed very much and will be forever in our hearts.

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