Thomas "Tom" Savage Bryars, Jr.

January 3, 1957 ~ July 31, 2022 (age 65)


Thomas Savage “Tom” Bryars, Jr., age 65, born in Mobile, AL and a resident of Bay Minette, AL died Sunday, July 31, 2022 at his residence. He retired after 37 years from the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department where he was a court liaison officer. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp.

He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Carolyn Rene Rodgers Bryars of Bay Minette, AL; his children, Elizabeth Bryars (Jason) Lamey of Summerdale, AL, Manci Bryars (Robert) Ray of Raleigh, NC and Dillon Savage Bryars of Bay Minette, AL; one sister, Amelia Bryars (Earl) Stephens of Bay Minette, AL; three grandchildren, Ella Lamey, Ava Lamey and Lily Ray and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Savage Bryars, Sr. and Lorena Camille Manci Bryars; a daughter, Teresa Bryars Ryan and siblings, Cynthelia “Telia” Bryars, George T. Bryars and Clay R. Bryars.

A memorial service will be held Friday, August 5, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church with Reverend Marty Hamilton officiating.

The family will receive friends Friday, August 5, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the First United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 338, Bay Minette, AL 36507 or to Toys for Tots at

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