Dale E. Bryant 1923 - 2005 Paola
Services for Dale E. Bryant, 82, Paola, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Wilson & Sons Funeral Home in Paola. Burial will follow in the Paola Cemetery.Mr. Bryant died Friday, Aug. 19, 2005, at his home.He was born June 19, 1923, in Oswego, the son of Columbia Boone and Inis Ann Black Bryant. He graduated from Altamont High School in 1941.Mr. Bryant was a farmer and worked at the Parsons Ammunition Plant. He lived in the Paola area for 35 years. He also worked as a crop insurance adjuster and as a construction superintendent.He married Thelma Louise Fulkerson on Jan. 1, 1945, in Independence. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include three sons, Robert, Lawrence, Roger, Louisburg, and Randy, Wichita; five daughters, Ardell Dobbins, Olathe, Ilamay Evans, Paola, Janna Dixon, Ottawa, Lora Griffith, Paola, and Glora Mathews, Fontana; a brother, Walter, Lawrence; a sister, Lorene Kreing, Topeka; 23 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.Two grandsons died earlier.Friends may call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.The family suggests memorials to Dale Bryant Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home at 305 N. Pearl St., Paola, 66071.