|Birth: ||Jul. 27, 1924|
|Death: ||Oct. 5, 2012|
HENRIETTA, Texas — Margaret Jane (VanWinkle) Bryant, 88, of Petrolia, Texas, passed away on Friday, October 5, 2012, in Petrolia, Texas.
Services will be 2 p.m. Monday, October 8, 2012, at the First Baptist Church in Petrolia with Rev. Aaron Lindsey, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the Petrolia Cemetery, under the direction of Davis Funeral Home in Henrietta, Texas.
Mrs. Bryant was born July 27, 1924, in Petrolia, Texas, to Benjamin Harrison and Myrtle Jane (Fultz) VanWinkle. She married W. E. "Bill" Bryant on August 28, 1948, in Petrolia, Texas. She received her bachelor's degree from North Texas University. She retired from teaching, having taught in Charlie for three years, Bellevue for one year, Riverland for one year, and Petrolia for 30 years. She was a member of the Petrolia First Baptist Church, the Clay County Retired Techers organization, and was a duchess in the Clay County Pioneer Reunion and Rodeo in 1992.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, W.E. "Bill" Bryant; two brothers, Lloyd VanWinkle, and Ralph VanWinkle; three sisters, Grace Tucker, Elenore Fleming, and Lucile Hollaway.
Survivors include two sons, Jack Bryant and husband Kathy of Coalgate, Okla., and Gary Bryant and wife Jan of Petrolia, Texas; daughter, Katrina McCrary and husband Jock of Petrolia, Texas; sister, Helen Ruth Patrick of Wichita Falls, Texas; eight grandchildren, Brent Bryant, Ben Bryant, Blake Bryant, Crystal Johanon, Charlie Teter, Jason Bryant, Shelly Teter, and Braydon McCrary; five great-grandchildren, Emily Johanon, Katie Johanon, Kinsley Teter, Beck Bryant, and Pearl Bryant.
Visitation will be at the Davis Funeral Home Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the Petrolia Senior Citizens, P.O. Box 234, Petrolia, Texas, 76377; Petrolia Volunteer Fire Department; or Hospice of Wichita Falls, P.O. Box 4804, Wichita Falls, Texas, 76308.
Benjamin Harrison Vanwinkle (1888 - 1951)
Myrtle Jane Fultz Vanwinkle (1890 - 1958)
William Eugene Bryant (1910 - 1983)
Loyd T Vanwinkle (1910 - 1977)*
Eleanor Irene Vanwinkle Fleming (1914 - 1998)*
Lucille L. Vanwinkle Hollaway (1917 - 2010)*
Grace Vanwinkle Tucker (1919 - 1995)*
Helen Ruth Vanwinkle Patrick (1921 - ____)*
Margaret Jane Vanwinkle Bryant (1924 - 2012)
Maintained by: Richard Hollis
Originally Created by: Connie Maness
Record added: Jul 05, 2002
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