Mabel J. Bryan
Mabel J. Bryan, 90, of Springfield, MO, passed away in her home on Wednesday, September 26, 2012. She was born August 12, 1922 in Ozark County, Mo to Albert and Vada Nance.
Mabel grew up in Ozark County and attended school at Evening Shade. Mabel and James L. Bryan married in 1941 and their son James A. was born in 1942. Mabel and James owned and operated several businesses which includes a grocery stores in Long Run, McClurg and Norwood Missouri, cafes in Seymour and Springfield, motels in Springfield and rental properties in Springfield and surrounding area.
Mabel was always a very hard worker and was proud of her accomplishments, as was everyone that knew her. She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and great grandmother.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her son, Jim and wife Susan of Ozark, Mo; two grandchildren, Curt Bryan and wife Karen with their children Carter, Daniel and Henry of Seattle, WA, Julie Bryan Wise and husband Garnett with their children Bailey and Emma of Fayetteville, AR; sisters, Jewell Tibbetts and Ona Amyx of Springfield, and Norma Eslinger of Wasola, MO and brother Alvin Nance of Spokane, WA.
Mabel has many attentive and loving nieces and nephews who also survive. She thoroughly enjoyed her family
A visitation will be held Saturday, September 29, 2012 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. with service at 11:00 a.m. at Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home at Rivermonte Chapel, 4500 S. Lone Pine Ave. Springfield, MO with interment to follow in Rivermonte Memorial Gardens
Online condolences may be made at www.klingner-rivermonte.com