Editor's note: This obituary was submitted for publication Monday, Oct. 8, but was inadvertently excluded. The Marshall Democrat-News regrets the error.
James R. "Jim" O'Bryan, 65, of Marshall, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2007, at Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital in Columbia.
Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at Concord Christian Church near Hardeman. Burial with military rites was held in Concord Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Concord Christian Church or Concord Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.campbell-lewis.com.
Born Aug. 5, 1942, in Howard County, he was the son of the late James W. O'Bryan and Ruby Louise Burton O'Bryan. He had lived in Marshall most of his life and worked for Wilson Foods and the Missouri State Department of Corrections. He was a member of Concord Christian Church near Hardeman. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Vietnam.
Survivors include one son, Jimmy O'Bryan and his wife, Jeanie, of rural Nelson; one daughter, Lisa Jewell and her husband, Bobby, of Marshall; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Bob O'Bryan and Bill O'Bryan of Marshall and John O'Bryan of rural Marshall; two sisters, Dorothy O'Bryan of Marshall and Joyce Bright of Boonville; and nieces and nephews.