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Bryant, Dorothy Jeanne Evans
91, of Tempe, Arizona passed away on March 12, 2014. Jeanne was born September 7, 1922, in Toledo, OH, to James and Dorothy (McNutt) Evans. She lived in Prescott, AZ from 1925 until she went to Arizona State Teacher's College (later ASU). Jeanne received national recognition in Archery and was named the Outstanding Women's P.E. Major. She taught and coached at Yuma High School, Arizona State University, and McKemy Jr High in Tempe. At A.S.U. , she coached badminton and started the AZ High School Badminton Tournament. She was an avid golfer and was in the first foursome to play at Rolling Hills in Tempe, she had a hole-in-one at White Mountain Country Club. She also enjoyed playing bridge with her bridge group of 50 years. She enjoyed life and was especially proud of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Jeanne is survived by her sister, Patsy Hugh of Glendale, AZ, daughter Betty Rohloff, son Bud (Karen) Bryant, Grandchildren Lisa, Jon, Erin, and Kelsey, and 7 Great-grandchildren. Services will be held 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 21st, at Tempe First United Methodist Church. Tempe Mortuary handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to T.I.E. Foundation through Tempe Elementary Schools.


Published in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 19, 2014
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