Age: 80 Address: Burnsville Date of Death: Friday, October 5, 2012 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Wilce and Dicey Adkins Bryant. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Aletha Hensley and her husband, Sam, brothers: Howard Bryant and his wife, Alatha and Rotha Bryant and his wife, Viola; two infant brothers; a sister-in-law, Madge Bryant and a brother-in-law, Ernest Ward. Connie retired from Baxter Healthcare and formerly attended Big Creek Freewill Baptist Church. She loved working in her flowers and garden, loved canning, quilting and her little dog, Benji, that she had for many years. She will always be remembered as loving her family and neighbors and a friend to all her knew her.
Surviving is her daughter, Glenda Thomas and husband, Arnold, of Green Mountain; her son, Larry Bryant and wife, Karen, of Burnsville; granddaughters: Cynthia Thomas of Green Mountain, and Miranda Wilson and husband, Michael, of South Toe; grandsons: Capen Bryant and wife, Crystal, of Lexington and Austin Bryant of Burnsville; great-grandchildren: Lochlin Austin and Chloe Bryant; two sisters: Honnie Woodby and husband, Bill, of Jacks Creek and Ella Ward of Waynesboro, VA; two brothers: Richard Bryant and wife, Carolyn and Fletcher Bryant, all of Jacks Creek. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. on Sunday, October 7th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Kenneth Forbes will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Sunday prior to the services at the funeral home. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday in the Adkins Cemetery at Big Creek.
The family would like to say thank you to Dr. Polgar, whom she respected and loved and to Hospice of Yancey County for all the kind and caring help provided to Connie and would like memorial donations to be made to them at 856 George’s Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714.