ELGIN -- Funeral service for Mary Jo Bryan, 80, will be held on Thursday at 4:00 pm at Faith Church of the Nazarene. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be held 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 is 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.
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