Funeral services for Bernice Bryson, 92, Peace Valley, Missouri will be at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 31, 2011 in the Rose Chapel, Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Bryson died 1:15 p.m., Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at her home. She was born September 21, 1919 at Rifle, Colorado to Charles and Ella Taber Engstrand. On June 26, 1938, she was married at West Plains, Missouri to Clarence Albert “Cotton” Bryson who preceded her in death on February 9, 1996. Mrs. Bryson attended the Smith Chapel Church.
She is survived by four children, Patricia Bales, husband, Wayne, Rolla, Missouri, Marcella Huff, husband, Curtis, West Plains, Missouri, Charles Bryson, wife, Patricia, Princeton, Texas and Pauline Simily, husband, David, Rolla, Missouri; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, husband, one infant daughter, Barbara, one grandson, Mitchell Bryson and one brother, Phin Engstrand, precede her in death.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until service time Saturday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be at Oak Lawn Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Smith Chapel Church and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.