FRANKLIN - Eloise Bryson, 78, of Franklin, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019.
Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Harvey Barnes and Charlotte Tilson Barnes. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Bertilee “Helen” Pendergrass and Anna Lee Barnes; and a brother, Charles Barnes.
Eloise was a member of Community Baptist Church and attended the Senior Citizens Program. She also loved gardening and crocheting.
She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Homer Wayne Bryson; son, Wayne Denver Bryson (Penny) of Franklin; brother, Thomas Barnes of Franklin; sisters, Edith Victorine of Thomasville, Georgia and Becky Suter of Alexandria, Virginia; four grandchildren, Daniel Bryson, David Bryson, Kristen Brown and Taylor Lottes; and nine great-grandchildren, Andy, Eli, Colin, Ava, Samuel, Olivia, McLain, Lillie, and Jensen.
A service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 9 in the chapel of Macon Funeral Home. The Rev. David Lee Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Addington Bridge Cemetery.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Macon Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Tommy Barnes, Jeff Victorine, Becky Suter, Jeff Pendergrass, Daniel Bryson, David Bryson, Kristen Brown and Taylor Lottes.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to CarePartners Hospice, 170 Church St., Franklin, NC 28734.
Condolences can be made at maconfuneralhome.com.