Funeral services for Anna R. Bryant, age 94, of Hope, will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 22, 2013 at the Ebenezer Baptist Church with Reverend John Weibe officiating. Mrs. Bryant passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013 at her granddaughter’s home near Hope.
She was born February 11, 1919 at Dillon, Kansas the daughter of Ernest and Ernestine Pschigoda. On May 20, 1939 she married Clarence Bryant at Dillon. Together they spent their lives farming.
Anna was a member of the Ebenezer Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing, growing flowers and cactus, raising her chickens, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Anna is survived by her daughter Clarice Ann Shumaker of Kansas City, Kansas, son Phil and his wife Clarissa Bryant of Corpus Christi, Texas, brother Harold “Bud” Pschigoda of Hillsboro, Kansas; sister Mabel Mastin of Herington; grandchildren Roberta Elliott, Cary Bryant, Mitch Bryant all of Hope; 11 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Clarence in 1993, sisters Emma Schmidt, Esther Hinton, Martha Rieckman; brothers Reynold, Walter, and Carl Pschigoda.
Anna’s final resting place will be in the Ebenezer Baptist Church Cemetery. Friends may pay their respects Tuesday afternoon and all day Wednesday at the funeral home and until service time Thursday at the church Thursday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Ebenezer Baptist Church or the Hospice of Dickinson County and may be sent in care of the Carlson-Becker Funeral Home 106 N. Second, Hope, Kansas 67451. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.martinbeckercarlson.com.
(This obituary was written and paid for by the family of Anna R. Bryant)