Frank was the son of Ben Montgomery and Ada Piercie Reynolds Bryan. His parents are buried in Roselawn Park. He was administrator of the Elkhart Nursing Home. He first married Lilla Mae Dean. He married Tommie Ainsley 20 August 1973 in Angelina Co, TX. He was residing in Elkhart at the time of his death in a nursing home there. He was survived by his second wife, Tommie Ainsley Bryan; two daughters, Patricia Ann Bryan Elrod of Silsbee and Delores Evelyn Bryan Boggs of Grand Prairie; one son, Frank Michael Bryan of Palestine; one sister, Delia Mae Bryan of Palestine and six grandchildren. His obituary was published in the Palestine Herald-Press.