Bryson, Blanche – Obituary

Blanche H. Bryson, 85, of 605 Boyer Ave. died Oct. 9, 1995, at the Washington Odd Fellows Home.

Those who wish may meet at Mountain View Cemetery, 2120 S. Second Ave., for the 2 p.m. graveside service Thursday. The Rev. Pat Robbennolt of the First Congregational Church will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice through Herring Funeral Home, 315 W. Alder St.

Miss Bryson was born March 26, 1910 in Walla Walla to Elmer D. and Charlotte Doane (sic-not her name) Bryson. She attended schools in Walla Walla and graduated from Walla Walla High School and Whitman College.

A lifetime Walla Walla resident, she taught school in the Touchet-Gardenia area for a time. She was in the sheep business and worked in the family business and helped set up camp for sheepherders. She devoted her entire life to helping her parents in this venture.

Miss Bryson was a member of First Congregational Church, Daughters of the Pioneers, Daughters of the Nile, Order of the Eastern Star, Rebekah Lodge Narcissa No. 2, Colonial Dames, Huguenot Society and the Whitman College Alumni Association.

Surviving are a sister-in-law, Vivian Bryson of Tacoma; and two nieces, Barbara Bishop of Pullman and Katherine Holden of Woodinville, Wash. Her brother, Howard Bryson, preceded her in death.

–Walla Walla Union-Bulletin (WA), Tuesday, 10 October 1995, pg. 8

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