In Memory

Anne Bryant

Anne Lee Foster Bryant

Anne Lee Foster Bryant, 92, of Kings Mountain, NC, died early Monday, September 16, 2013, in her home after an extended illness. Born June 4, 1921, in Boiling Springs, SC, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Ryan and Annie West Foster.

Anne was a devoted wife and mother who is survived by her husband of 66 years, Robert Howard Bryant.

A 1943 graduate of Asheville College with a BS degree in Education, Anne taught in public schools for 36 years. She loved children, life and was famous for her banana pudding. Her many friends and family enjoyed hearing about her travels with Howard. She enjoyed needle work and playing bridge in her spare time.

She was an active member of Central United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday School teacher and very active in the WSCS. She was a member of DAR, the North Carolina Retired Teachers Association, and the National Education Association.

Survivors are her children, Mary Anne Shawver (Charles) of Irmo, SC, Louise Bryant Davis (James) of Aiken, SC, and Jo Ellen Barrington (John) of Boiling Springs, NC; grandchildren, Sarah Elizabeth B. Davis and Lauren Foster Davis of Aiken, SC, Joseph G. Barrington, Philip C. Barrington, Andrew J. Barrington, and Elizabeth Joy Barrington of Boiling Springs, NC.

The family would like to thank Hospice, Helping Hands, Dr. Everette Thombs, and her "angel" Helen Young for their special love and care during her illness.

Graveside services will be held at 3:00 PM Wednesday, September 18, 2013, at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens in the monumental section, 1300 Fernwood-Glendale Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29307, conducted by Rev. Rex Gibbs. Visitation will be immediately following the service at graveside.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013, at 3:00 PM, at Central United Methodist Church, 113 South Piedmont Ave., Kings Mountain, NC 28086. Visitation of friends will be in the church Narthex immediately following the service.

Memorials may be made to Central United Methodist Church, 113 South Piedmont Ave., Kings Mountain, NC 28086; or to Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Drive, Shelby, NC 28150.