Bryson, Mary Frances Green (Bradley County)

Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Mary Bryson
Mary Bryson

Mary Frances Green Bryson, born in Murray County, Georgia, on January 10, 1927, a lifelong resident of Bradley County, Tennessee, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at her daughter’s home surrounded by family and friends.

Mrs. Bryson is preceded in death by her husband Harvey Bryson. And, her parents Luther Price Green and Isabella Hooker Green. She is also preceded by her siblings: Dorthey Ash, Verna Sue Semon, Ana Lee Addison and brothers, Frank and Roy Green.

Mrs. Bryson is survived by her daughter Jo Ann Buckner and husband Gus Buckner; grandchildren, Debbie and Joe Currington, Kaye and David Presley, Vickie and Lee Cline, Lee and Carmen Buckner; great-grandchildren, Brandi Koob, Timothy Presley, Sarah Boring, Gurstle Buckner III, and Zach Cline; several great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Bryson was of the Baptist faith.

A “Celebration of Life” service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at Companion Funeral Home.

Visitation is from 1-3 p.m., funeral will be at 3, followed by interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Pastor David Disney will be officiating. 

You are encouraged to share a memory of Mary and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial web page and guestbook at www.companionfuenrals.com.

Companion Funeral Home and the Cody family are honored to assist Mary’s family with her arrangements.


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