MS businessman, philanthropist George Bryan, former Sara Lee CEO, dies

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George W. Bryan of West Point died Friday, Jan. 6 at age 76.

A Mississippi businessman with a long history of community service to his native Clay County community of West Point has died.

George W. Bryan, 76, who served as president of Bryan Foods, Chief Executive Officer for Sara Lee Foods, and founder of Old Waverly Golf Club died Friday morning of natural causes.

Active in many organizations, charities, and economic development, Bryan was born April 5, 1946, to parents John H. Bryan, Sr. and Catherine Bryan. His father founded Bryan Foods in 1936, a meat manufacturing company specializing in bacon, smoked sausage, breakfast sausage, ham, hot dogs,…

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