Nancy O’Bryan

July 27, 1963-Aug. 6, 2007

Nancy Lynn O’Bryan, 44, of Lebanon, died at her home Aug. 6, 2007.

She was born on July 27, 1963 in Martinez, Calif., to Samuel M. A. Piazza, Sr. and Linda K. (Southerland) Piazza.

She was raised in Brentwood, Calif., where she graduated from high school. She lived in the Brentwood area until moving to Sweet Home four years ago. She moved to Lebanon in 2006.

Mrs. O’Bryan enjoyed sports and loved animals. She especially liked dogs, and will be greatly missed by her dog Chopper.

She is survived by her daughters: Samantha J. O’Bryan of Antioch, Calif. and Cecily L. O’Bryan of Lebanon; her mother, Linda K. Southerland of Sweet Home; sister, Peggy S. Kennedy of Sweet Home; brother, Samuel M. A. Piazza, Jr. of Antioch; a niece, a nephew, a great-nephew, two uncles and an aunt.

She was preceded in death by her father, Samuel M. A. Piazza, Sr .; a nephew, Jeremy Kennedy, and her grandparents, Louis and Mildred Southerland.

A graveside service was held on Aug. 10 at Gilliland Cemetery in Sweet Home. On-line condolences for the family can be left at

Contributions may be made to the SafeHaven Humane Society in care of Huston-Jost Funeral Home, 86 W. Grant St., Lebanon, OR 97355.