William Wesley Bryant is buried in Salem Cemetery Lot No. 41/3
with his, Laura A., and other family members.
"Death of Wesley Bryant.
"Mr. Wm. Wesley Bryant, a well known and highly respected
resident of Benton township, died at his home last Thursday,
August 13, 1908, after an extended illness with dropsy and other
complaints. Funeral services were held at Salem church
on Saturday morning at ten o'clock, conducted by Rev.
Shenton, of Russell, after which interment took place in the
"Deceased was born in Indiana on Dec. 30, 1853. He had
been a resident of this county for many years and had won
the regard of all with whom he came in contact by his many
sterling qualities. He is survived by his wife, three daughters
and one son, who will have the sympathy of the
community in their great grief."
The Chariton Herald
20 August 1908