Obituaries - George BRYAN
Geo. E. Bryan, Retired Sciota Postmaster, Dies
George Elmer Bryan, 76, retired Sciota postmaster, died about 10:00 p. m. yesterday at his home in Sciota. He had been ill with a gradual paralysis the past year. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p. m. Wednesday at the Lady funeral home with the Rev. Kneebone of London Mills, Rev. Carroll Langston and Rev. Morris Ingram of Sciota officiating.
For many years Bryan was proprietor of the general store in Sciota and was postmaster there until he retired a few years ago. He
was born October 16, 1868, near Bardolph to Ahas B. and Lucinda Aten Bryan. He was a member of I. O. O. F. lodge No. 552 and of the United Brethren church. On July 31, 1906, he was married to Martha Hendricks, who survives. They had no children, but they reared a nephew, Charles Wm. Grice, who is now in the service in the south Pacific. Also surviving are a brother, C. A. Bryan of Sciota, four sisters, Mesdames Zella Woods of Roseville, Pearl Murphy, Alberta Ross, and Walter Bycroft, all of Sciota. Two sisters, Mrs. Ar[clipping torn] James and Miss Ethel Bryan, [clipping torn] deceased.
Friends may call at the funeral home.
[Newspaper clipping sent to Russell A. Elder. Submitted by Marjorie Elder Goodrich.]
Contributed by Marjorie Elder Goodrich
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