Mary Ella Jones Bryant, 93, passed away on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at Liberty Commons. She was born in Alamance County to the late James Lafayette and Sarah Cornelia Garrison Jones and was married to the late Fred Franklin Bryant who passed away in 1973.
Mary retired from Carolina Biological after 30 years and was a former employee of Burlington Industries for 10 years at the Ossipee and Plaid Mill plants. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church, the Joy Sunday school class, United Methodist Women and the Young at Heart Club. Mary was an avid Tarheel fan, Jeff Gordon fan and Elvis fan. She enjoyed collecting Hot Wheel cars. She loved her family, the Lord and her church family very much. Mary wanted to thank all of the Bryant family for the love and goodwill they showed to her over the years.
She is survived by her children, Tommy Bryant (Betty Jo), Danny Bryant (Denise) and Judy Boone; granddaughters, Amanda Willett (Jeremy), Alyson Boone; step grandsons, Shawn and Eric Edens; great grandson, Brayden Willett; step great grandchildren, Cody, Bruce, Ethan, Callie and Chloe; and a brother-in-law, Buddy Pruitt. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents; sisters, Lucille Jones, Carnell Pruitt; brother, James Henry Jones and her dear friend, Lindsay Moorefield.
The funeral will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, December 9, 2020 at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. Reid Dickens with burial to follow in Bethel Memorial Cemetery. Mary will be available for viewing from 8:00-10:45 AM Wednesday. The service will be live streamed.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel Memorial Cemetery, 4137 Burch Bridge Rd., Burlington, NC 27217.
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Starts at 12:15pm
Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery