BRYANT, Erma L. (Purcell)

Date of birth: 26 Aug 1910 – Fillmore, Putnam County, Indiana
Date of death: 21 Dec 2001 – Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana

Franklin Daily Journal, December 24, 2001


Erma L. Bryant

Erma L. Bryant, 91, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2001, at University Heights Convalescent Center. She was a resident of Indianapolis.

She was born Aug. 26, 1910, in Fil[l]more. Her parents were Alva and May Purcell. She married Roy Bryant. He preceded her in death. Survivors include a son, Robert S. Bryant of Debarry, Fla.; three daughters, Betty J. Schorn of Plainfield, Jacqueline M. Kelley of Indianapolis and Patty L. Sherfeld of New Whiteland; a sister, Mary Schutters; 10 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grand­children. She was preceded in death by one brother.

She was employed for 20 years by Crown Products Co. as a welder, retir­ing in 1972.

The Rev. Fred Oaks will conduct a service at 10 a.m. today at Forest Lawn Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Home, State Road 135 Chapel. Burial will be at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in White River Township.

Link to Erma L. Bryant’s grave

Submitted by Mark E. Wirey