Margaret Estelle (Busbee) Bryan (1923 - 2014)

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  • "Ann, it's been a lot of years but I remember your Mom and..."
    - Larry North
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    - Claudia Adams
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Margaret Estelle Bryan, age 91, of San Antonio, Texas, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Tuesday morning, June 10, 2014, at her daughter's home. She was born in Columbia, S.C., on March 20, 1923, to Lester and Lona Busbee and moved to Dorcas when she was a little girl. Margaret graduated from Crestview High School in 1942 and worked at the Alatex Sewing Factory. She married in 1944 in New London, Conn., and after her daughter started to school, she began working in the Crestview High School cafeteria and later transferred to Carver Hill School cafeteria. She retired as cafeteria manager from Southside Elementary. She was a charter member of Our Savior Lutheran Church and active in LWML. She loved to sew, crochet and quilt as well as loving her prized day lilies. Margaret moved to San Antonio in 2012 to live with her daughter and her husband. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Steeley Bryan; and her brother, Luthelle Busbee; and sister-in-law, Iona Busbee.
She is survived by her daughter, Margaret Ann Black and husband Bob Black of San Antonio; two grandchildren, Don Lundy II wife Veronica, Bryan Lundy and wife Trish; two step grandchildren, Travis Black and wife Jennifer, and Kristen Black Bonnano and husband Josh; four great-grandchildren, Lauren Lundy, David Lundy, Noah Lundy and Emma Lundy; and two step great-grandchildren, Dylan and Bixly Black; seven nephews, Tommie Busbee, Frankie Busbee and wife Margie, Ronnie Bryan and wife Janet, Donald Turman and wife Peggy, Roger Bryan and wife Dana, Wendell Bryan and wife Edna, Mitchell Bryan and wife Nancy; two nieces, Opal Edgar and husband Charles, Garnetta Hill; and one sister-in-law, Audrey Turman.
The celebration of Margaret's life will be held on Monday, June 16, 2014, at 10 a.m., at Our Savior Lutheran Church, with Rev. Vance Tech officiating. A time of visitation with the family will begin an hour prior to the service. The family would like to give a special "Thank You" to her care giver Mildred Kelly in Crestview, Fla., and to her care giver Teresa Collins in San Antonio. Also a special "Thank You" to the staff at Generations Hospice, San Antonio.
Arrangements are entrusted to Whitehurst Powell Funeral Home in Crestview. Guest book and condolences are available online at
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Published Online in Northwest Florida Daily News on June 15, 2014
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