Xavion Kornell Bryant, 19, formerly of Fulton, passed away on Monday, July 9, 2018.

A memorial service will be held at 8:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 14 at Maupin Funeral Home in Fulton. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

He was born on Nov. 28, 1998 in Columbia, the son of Marlon Bryant and Stacey (Saunders) Henley.

Xavion was a graduate of Fulton High School Class of 2016.

Xavion was also known as “Buddy”. From birth it was such a fitting nickname for him. He was just that, everyone’s buddy. Xavion was such a bright, loving, caring, funny, and talented young man who enjoyed being with his family.

Xavion had a passion for cooking and a love for sports, basketball being his favorite. He will truly be missed by many.

His memory will forever be cherished by his family including his father, Marlon Bryant (Kristy Hunt) of Vandalia; mother, Stacey Henley (Jeff) of Melbourne, Fla..; brother, Kevin Henley of Fulton; sisters, Dezireé Bryant of Houston and Abigail Schumann of Moberly; grandparents, Charles Tate of Shorewood, Ill., Joyce Bryant of Slater, and Dean Maupin (Shelly) of Marshall; step-grandparents, Dan and Tammy Henley of O’Fallon, and Steve and Karen Hunt of Fulton; great-grandmother, Willa Mae Tate of Auxvasse; aunts and uncles, Crystal Gregory (Ken), Christy Saunders, Tiffini Bryant, Sheldon Bryant, Kimberly Maupin, Cassie Tate, Corvin Tate, Cavelle Tate, and Chartaa Tate; and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Xavion was preceded in death by grandmother, Brenda Saunders; and great-grandmothers, Sarah Bryant and Cleo Banks.

Memorial donations are suggested to Suicide Prevention, c/o Maupin Funeral Home, 301 Douglas Boulevard, Fulton, Mo. 65251.

Condolences may be left for the family at www.maupinfuneralhome.com.