Gloria "Betty" Bryant

Gloria "Betty" Bryant, nee Maurer, 88, of Dunlap, IL formerly of Caseyville and Swansea, born Sunday, July 9, 1922, in Dupo, IL, died Sunday, December 19, 2010 at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, IL.

Mrs. Bryant was a member of R20-40 Club, Auxiliary of Retired Officers Association, Women of the Moose, Senior Citizens Club of Belleville, AARP, Belecomers and Newcomers of Belleville, Wednesday Club, Fun Square Dancers of Fairview Heights and the Dandy Dancers.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • Husband: Claude W. Bryant
  • Parents: Henry and Lena nee Schwartz Maurer
  • Sisters
    • Ione Maurer
    • Opal Worley
    • Marie Arnold
    • Pearl Maurer
  • Brother: Milton Maurer

Surviving are her:

  • Children
    • James W. (Michele) Bryant of Humble, TX
    • Elizabeth L. Bryant of Virden, IL
    • Claudia (Ken) Stratton of Dunlap, IL
  • 10 Grandchildren
    • Matthew Bryant of Katy, TX
    • John (Samantha) Bryant of Richmond, TX
    • Michelle (Evan) Howarth of Sachse, TX
    • M. David (Debbie) Trojahn of Auburn, IL
    • Suzanne (Jeff) Clines of Springfield, IL
    • Benjamin (Lindsey) Trojahn of Springfield, IL
    • Kendra (M.J.) Moore of Peoria, IL
    • Kimberly Stratton of Washington, IL
    • Kyle Stratton of DePere, WI
  • 17 Great Grandchildren
  • 2 Nieces

She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or The American Lung Association. 

Visitation: Friends may call from 1:30-2:30pm, Monday, December 27, 2010 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 2:30 pm, Monday December 27, 2010 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Jim Robinson and Rev. Christopher Stratton officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, IL.  

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