Bryson, Charlotte (Peffley) – Obituary

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Charlotte May Bryson, 95, of 605 Bryant St., died Saturday at Park Manor Nursing Home.

She was born in Waubeek, Iowa, on July 16, 1880, and came west with her parents and family by train to Cove, Ore., in 1886. She attended Ascention School in Cove and later taught school for several terms in Eastern Oregon. She attended Whitman College Academy in 1902 and 1903, and later taught at Valley Grove, Whitman Station and Slater, Wash.

On June 30, 1907 she married Elmer D. Bryson in Pasco. The couple homesteaded in the Touchet area and lived there until 1918 when they moved to Walla Walla.

She was a member of the Ladies Aide of the First Congregational Chu8rch, Alki Chapter No, 25, O. E. S., El Karnak Club No. 6 of Spokane, El Karnak Club No. 3 of Walla Walla; and the Washington State Hugnot. She was also a member of the National Society, the Deborah Wing Chapter Colonial Dames XVII and Century Chapter No. 12, Daughter of Pioneers of Washington.

Survivors include her daughter, Blanche H. Bryson of Walla Walla; her son, Howard R. Bryson of Orting, Wash.; her two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Groseclose Garden Chapel with the Rev. Emrys P. Thomas of the First Congregational Church officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

–Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Monday, September 22, 1975, pg. 11

Sept. 20, 1975 at Park Manor Nursing home. Charlotte May Bryson of 605 Boyer, aged 95 years. Survived by daughter, Miss Blanche H. Bryson, Walla Walla; son, Howard R. Bryson, Orting, Wash.; 2 grandchildren, Kathryn V. Holden, Woodenville, Wn.; Barbara J. Bishop, Pullman, Wash.; 3 great-grandchildren, Julie K. Holden, Woodenville, Wash., Christina A. Bishop, Pullman, Wash., Jeffrey bishop, Pullman, Wash. Born July 16, 1880 in Waubeck, Iowa. Member of Ladies Aide of the First Congregational Church, Alki Chapter No. 25, O.E.S., El Karnak Club No. 6, Spokane, El Karnak Club No. 6, Spokane, El Karnak Club no. 3, Walla Walla, Washington State Hugenot Chapter colonial Dames XVII Century, Chapter No. 12, Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington. GROSECLOSE GARDEN CHAPEL, Larry Krivoshein, Funeral Director. (paid notice)

–Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, Monday, September 22, 1975, pg. 11

MLA Source Citation: United States Obituaries. Web. 30 January 2015. - Last updated on Apr 29th, 2013

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