Martha Lucretia Bryant
Martha Lucretia Bryant of Metairie, LA passed away at the age of 76 peacefully at her home on Tuesday, June 17, 2015. Lucretia was born in Vaiden, MS on November, 12, 1938. She graduated from Vaiden High School and attended the University of Southern Mississippi, majoring in Education and was an active member of Alpha Sigma Alpha. Lucretia was a retired middle school English teacher who taught in Plaquemines Parish for the majority of her career. She was a member of Republican Women of Louisiana, The USM Foundation, Welcome Neighbors and the Ladies Leukemia League where she served on several committees. She was an avid Saints and Michael Jordan Fan traveling to see his last game as a Chicago Bull. She also loved the fine restaurants of New Orleans, joking often that she could make “great reservations.” Lucretia is survived by her husband of 55 years, Jack Golden Bryant, daughter Andrea, son-in-law Mark Ott and grandson, Jax Ott of Baton Rouge, LA. Relatives, friends of the family, former students and faculty of Belle Chasse Middle & High Schools were invited to attend the reception to celebrate Lucretia’s life on Friday, June 26, 2015 at English Turn Country Club. The family requests no flowers. Memorial contributions may be made the Ladies Leukemia League, PO Box 9355 Metairie, LA 70055 or the charity of your choice. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories and condolences online at www.lakelawnmetairie.com. Arrangements entrusted to Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home.