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Essie M. Bryant, 83 of El Paso, Texas passed away Monday, January 15, 2018. Essie was born May 5, 1934 in Paris, Texas to Charles D. Persley and Odessa Battle. She was a retired teacher's aide, writer, and home-maker preceded in death by her paternal and maternal grandparents, father, mother, and son Larry. Essie is survived by her sister Mary Helen Faulk, her son's Robert and Ron, her daughter Cecilia, her daughters-in-law Carolyn and Marilyn, her granddaughter's Rashel Peeler and Natashia Hines, her grandsons Matthieu Peeler and Michael Steward, and a host of extended family members. A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 9 am to 11 am at Hillcrest Funeral Home with a Funeral Service at 11:30 am. Interment will follow to Fort Bliss National Cemetery. Services under the direction of Hillcrest Funeral Home 1060 North Carolina Dr. 598-3332.