Beulah Edith Bryant, age 101, a former resident of Fort Scott, and more recently of White House, Tenn., died Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, at her home in Tennessee.
She was born Aug. 25, 1909, in Fulton, Kan., the daughter of James Henry Richard White and Phoebe Louella Dorsey.
She married Jay Joshua Bryant in 1928. He preceded her in death on March 1, 1978.
Beulah came to know the Lord early in life and was instrumental in leading others to know him as their savior.
She had a unique gift for making those around her feel special.
Survivors include a son, Alan Jay Bryant and wife Dorothy, White House, Tenn.; one daughter, Beulah Elaine Mears, White House, Tenn.; two brothers, Joe White and Leonard White both of Fort Scott, Kan.
Also surviving are six grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles, Ernest and Lloyd White; six sisters, Edna Beth, Mary Doubledee, Ethel Coon, Gracie White, Mildred Ashford and Opal Wimmer, as well as her parents.
Graveside services will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, in the Evergreen Cemetery, Fort Scott, Kan.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until leaving for the cemetery at 2:45 p.m. at the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201. S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan.
Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.