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Barbara Bryson

August 6, 1942 — December 10, 2022

Springfield, TN

Barbara Ann Chitwood Bryson

“Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring praise at the city gates”.   Proverbs 33:31

Barbara Ann Chitwood was born August 6, 1942 in White Plains, Alabama to the late Herbert and Vera Haynes Chitwood,  She graduated from Susan Moore High School (Ala) in 1960 and married Frank Beamon Bryson of Blountsville,(Ala).

Barbara followed Beamon for 17 years as he served at  both domestic and international Air Force bases, Following the divorce; Barbara settled in Boaz,  Alabama working for many years at the Lee Company and raising her girls, Belita and Brenda, serving as a Sunday School teacher at FBC Boaz, and sharing her gifts of mercy with those in need.

Upon her retirement, Barbara moved to Springfield TN and continued serving others by volunteering at Open Door Pregnancy Center, being a Pink lady with Northcrest Auxiliary and helping many of the older residents at the Holiday House.

In 2019 Barbara lost her independence due to vascular dementia and most recently resided at NHC-Springfield.  She went home to her Lord and Savior on December 10th.

Barbara is survived by her daughters; Belita Howard (John) of Springfield, TN and Brenda Bryson of Gadsden, Alabama, 3 grandchildren: Joe Howard (Tiffany) of Columbia, TN, Clint Copeland and Emily Copeland of Gadsden, Alabama and 3 great grandchildren: Miriam , Lydia and Franklin. She was preceded in death by her sister Beatrice Hammitt of Albertville, Ala and grandson, Jason Howard of Springfield TN.

A memorial celebration will be held in Alabama next Spring.  The family will be pleased to accept cards and notes describing fond memories of Barbara Bryson.

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