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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Molly Ann Bryant, 68, a resident of Fort Scott, Kan., died Sunday, July 31, 2011, at her home. She was born March 4, 1943, in El Paso, Texas, the daughter of Morris Thirman and Garnett Carrillo.

She graduated with her associate degree from Denver Colorado Community College, where she was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society. She worked as an LPN at St. Joseph's Hospital in Denver.

She married Ross Bryant on July 18, 1980, in Denver. Molly was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Auxiliary and a member of the Audubon Society, Pittsburg, Kan. She enjoyed dancing and going to the casinos.

Survivors include her husband Ross of the home, one son, Joseph Battah and wife Tonya, Chanute, Kan.; one daughter, Susan Battah, Miami, Fla.; two brothers, Martin Thirman, El Paso, Texas, and Marcel Thirman and wife Janice, Denver, Colo.

Also surviving are six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, as well as two nieces and three nephews.

She was preceded in death by two sons, Elias Battah and George Battah, as well as her parents.

There was cremation. Hospice Chaplain Jeffrey Owen will conduct memorial services at 9 a.m. Friday, Aug. 5, in the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the Sperry-Galligar Audubon Society, Pittsburg, Kan., and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kan., 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.