Wanda was born November 26, 1939, in Rockbridge County, Virginia, to the late Harry and Effie Ramsey Ayres. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Matthew Bryant; her sisters, Dawn Burch and Norma Staton; her brothers, Daniel and Douglas Ayres.
Wanda was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
She retired from J. P. Stevens after more than 30 years of service.
Wanda is survived by her daughter, Tammy Fahey and her husband Chris; her son, Timmy Bryant and his wife Christine; her granddaughter, Dana McCoy and her husband Josh; her grandson, Matt Fahey and Natalie France; her great-granddaughter, Leighton Fahey and her great-grandson, Liam McCoy all of Roanoke Rapids; her brothers-in-law, Houston Staton and Larry Burch; her sister-in-law Teresa Ayres and her brother, Ronnie Ayres.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 23, 2018 in the chapel of Hockaday funeral and Cremation service with Rev. Wayne Marshall officiating.
Burial will follow in Crestview Memorial Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 – 1:30 P.M. Wednesday prior to the service and other times at the home of her daughter.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hockadayfs.com.