Mr. Charles Alva Bryant died yesterday in a Bakersfield hospital. He was born January 18, 1880, in Alabama and moved to Tupman approximatly 16 years ago. He was a blacksmith by trade. Survivors include his widow Mary Frances; five sons, Roy and Robert of Huntington Beach, Eugene of Taft, Herman of Bastrop, Tex., and Leon of Tupman; four daughters, Mrs. Enuice Harrington of Tupman, Mrs. Ardell Crews and Mrs. Maudie Cleaver of San Diego and Mrs. Amy Newsom of Redondo Beach; 18 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren and other relatives. Funeral services will be conducted Friday afternoon at w o’clock in the Erickson and Brown chapel. Interment will be in the West Side District Cemetery.