DALZELL - Guelda Cortner Bryan, 83, wife of the late Garis Leon Bryan, died Saturday, June 13, 2020, at her residence.
Born in Grant City, Missouri, she moved to Dalzell in 1969 when her husband, Garis, was stationed at Shaw AFB. Guelda retired from Santee Print Works where she was their traffic manager. She was the former treasurer for the Greater Sumter Area Traffic Club. She and Garis loved to go camping. They were members of both the NCT Square Dealers Camping Club and the Gamecock City Sam's Camping Club. She was an active member of Dalzell United Methodist Church and served her church and community through the Dorcas Closet, Salkehatchie and UMW. She was a member of the Midlands Walk to Emmaus Community and went to a gathering anytime someone would offer to let her ride with them. Guelda was also an active member of the Dalzell Divas Red Hat Club and wore her colors proudly. She will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by: two sons, Gregory Bryan of Savannah, Missouri, and Garth Bryan and wife, Ruth, of Savannah, Missouri; a daughter, Glenda Painter and her husband, John, of Dalzell; a sister, Linda Atkinson, of St. Joseph, Missouri; three grandchildren, Amanda (Chad) Bryan, Jessica Bryan and April Painter; and three great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband and parents, she is predeceased by three brothers and three sisters.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dalzell UMC, 3330 Black River Road, Dalzell, SC 29040.
A funeral service will be held Monday at noon at Bullock Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 to 5 p.m. at Bullock Funeral Home.
You may view the service via live streaming at www.bullockfuneralhome.com and clicking on the obituary page of Guelda Bryan.
You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family's guest book.
The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.
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