Chapel service for Betty D. Bryant, age 93, of Earth, Texas, is scheduled for 11:00 AM, Monday, July 23, 2018 at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel in Muleshoe, Texas with Dr. Stacy Conner of Muleshoe officiating. Burial will be in Muleshoe Memorial Park. Betty died Wednesday, July 18, 2018 in Carlsbad, New Mexico. She was born February 7, 1925 in Detroit, Texas to N.A. and Dora (Taylor) Whitley. She married Charlie C. Bryant in Hugo, Oklahoma in 1942.
Betty ran and cooked for the Pleasant Valley Café from 1953 until 1998. She loved to play dominoes. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charlie; her son, Bobby; three sisters; three brothers; and 2 great-great-grandsons.
Betty is survived by her daughter-in-law, Jean Bryant of Carlsbad, New Mexico; her three grandchildren, Scott Bryant and his wife, Christy of Carlsbad, New Mexico, Jennifer Nicholas and her husband, Brian of Carlsbad, New Mexico and Michelle Hamilton and her husband, Brady of Carlsbad, New Mexico; twelve great-grandchildren; three great-great-granchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and lots of friends.
The family suggests memorials be sent to We the Women of Earth, Texas, c/o Yvonne Layman, PO Box 60, Earth, Texas, 79031, Earth EMS, PO Box 18, Earth, Texas, 79031 or Muleshoe Memorial Park, PO Box 373, Muleshoe, Texas, 79347. Online condolences may be made at www.ellisfuneralhomes.com.