Margaret Lynn Bryant

Graveside services for Margaret Lynn Bryant, 74, Kansas City, KS will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, November 14, 2015 at Eudora Cemetery. She died Tuesday, November 10, 2015 in Louisburg, Kansas.

She was born on June 11, 1941 the daughter of D.L. and Juna Pearl (Hulsey) Arnold.

She was a world-renowned china painter with paintings in multiple countries. Margaret was a china painting instructor for the Johnson County Parks and Recreation Department for 17 years.

She married Calvin Laverne Bryant on May 17, 1974 in Kansas City, KS. He preceded her in death April 18, 2014.

Survivors include four sons, Tom Bryant, Ottawa, Jerry Bryant, Lawrence, Joey Turnbull, Roeland Park, KS, Tony L. Turnbull, Kansas City, KS; 22 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren and two sisters, Dorothy Witham, Kansas City, KS, Mary Jimeson, Kansas City, North, MO. She was also preceded in death by one son, Ellis Bryant on April 2, 1977; and one brother, David Arnold in 1989.

The family will greet friends 7-9 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2015 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel in Eudora.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the ALS Foundation or Good Shepherd Hospice and may be sent in care of the mortuary.

5 Condolences

  1. Gaye Bryant on November 10, 2015 at 5:53 pm

    Margaret was a wonderful person and an inspiration to many. She touched many lives with her kindness and talents. I will dearly miss that great Lady.

  2. Chaplain Will Haworth on November 11, 2015 at 9:37 am

    What a blessing Margaret was to us as we cared for her on Hospice. She blessed each one of our team. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of loss.

  3. Donna Oberstein on November 11, 2015 at 9:40 am

    It was my honor and pleasure to know Margaret. She was a woman of great talent and compassion and leaves behind a legacy of love for her family and friends.

  4. Barbara lawrence on November 14, 2015 at 11:21 am

    I was fortunate to be a China painting student of Margaret’s for many years. She was a gifted artist who shared her many talents with her students,enriching our lives. She will be missed. May she rest in peace.

  5. Ms. Flonnie Taylor on November 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm

    To The Bryant Family,
    May the prayers of friends and family comfort you and faith in God Almighty uphold you and loving cherish memories help to console your heart. Through heartfelt prayers, we can come to experience “the peace of God that excel all thought.” Philippians 4:7. With Loving-Kindness and Peace.

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