Mary Jo Bryan
Funeral services for Mary Jo Bryan, 80, Elgin, SC formerly of Lawrence were held on Thursday at Faith Church of the Nazarene in Camden, S.C. Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 30, 2016 in Eudora Cemetery, Eudora, Kansas.
Mary Jo was born in upstate New York, raised in Ohio and New York in the Castskill Mountains. She was a graduate of Margaretville Central School. She later moved to Kansas, where she met and married Robert Bryan. They married Dec. 30th, 1954. Robert preceded Mary Jo in death in 2003.
Mary Jo was mainly a homemaker and factory worker. After her husband passed away she moved to Elgin, S.C. She was a member of Faith Church of the Nazarene. Mary Jo loved motorcycles and traveling with her husband.
She is survived by daughters, Linda Jenssen of Rossville, KS, and Darlene McCleery of Eudora, KS; son, Robert “Bob” Bryan of Wellington, MO; 9 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara Ford of Deltona, FL and Evelyn Carter of Corpus Christie, TX; brother, Paul Liddle of Salem, IL. She was predeceased by sisters, Lillian Wagoner and Gladys Affholter; brother, Alfred Mackey; and an infant great-grandson, Joel Travis Reese.