Minnie Laura Blackwood Bryant

Minnie Blackwood Bryant
March 23, 1929 – November 9, 2013

1929

Minnie Blackwood Bryant was born March 23, 1929, the daughter of Thomas William Blackwood and Mary Roland Cleo Cook Amick.

1947

On August 9, 1947, Miss Minnie Laura Blackwood was listed as the bride in the newspaper article “Miss Minnie Blackwood is Bride of Richard Bryant.”

On August 12, 1947, Minnie Laura Blackwood was listed as the bride in the newspaper article “Blackwood Bryant Wedding.”

2013

Funeral services for Minnie Blackwood Bryant, 84, will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, November 11, 2013 at Kelleytown Baptist Church. The Rev. Rod Elliott and the Rev. Charles Roberts will officiate with burial in Grove Hill Cemetery, Darlington, SC. The family will receive friends Sunday from 4-6 p.m. at the funeral home.

Mrs. Bryant died Saturday at home, November 9, 2013. Born in Barnwell, SC, she was a daughter of the late Thomas William Blackwood and Mary Cook Blackwood Amick. She was a member of Kelleytown Baptist Church and was co-owner and manager of Minnie’s Giftique of Darlington and Hartsville for 23 years.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Richard F. Bryant, Sr., son, Richard “Dick” (Sandra) Bryant of Summerfield, NC; daughters, Mary Lynn (Dr. Eric) Nelson of Spartanburg, SC, Donna Ann (Wilbur) Vaughan of Darlington, SC; brother, Lloyd W. (Helen) Blackwood of Batesburg, SC; sister-in-law, Mary Blackwood of Columbia, SC; grandchildren, Katherine (Matt) Daniels, Bryant Nelson, Laura Vaughan, Richard Vaughan, Russ Bryant, Franklin Bryant, Grayson Bryant; great-grandchildren, Nelson Daniels, Steele Daniels.

She is preceded in death by her brother, Roland Blackwood; sister, Lucille Medlin; and stepfather, Harvey Amick.

Memorials may be made to Kelleytown Baptist Church, 2609 Kelleytown Rd., Hartsville, SC 29550 or Alzheimer’s Association of SC, 4124 Clemson Blvd., Suite L, Anderson, SC 29621.

Special thanks to the Hospice Care of South Carolina for their dedication and support.

Tombstone Information:

Located at B51A in Grove Hill Cemetery
Darlington, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Barbara Lehman
Located at B51A in Grove Hill Cemetery
Darlington, Darlington County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Barbara Lehman

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