Lois Jean Bryant, age 93, of Baker City, Oregon passed away on July 25, 2019 at Settler's Park Assisted Living Community. A graveside service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Friday, August 2, 2019 at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Baker City.
Lois was born on December 31, 1925 in South Bend, Indiana to Ford and Iva (White) Bunch. She attended high school in South Bend and graduated in 1941, at the age of 16.
On February 14, 1944 she married Harland H. Bryant and together they had five children. Lois enjoyed word puzzles, she had crossword books in every room of the house; playing the piano, coloring, and artwork in her later years.
She spent over 60 years as a pastor’s wife playing the piano for church services, she also taught piano lessons for over 30 years. After raising five children, she was proud to have earned a Doctorate of Sacred Laws and Letters. She was also proud to have worked as Assistant Editor for Here’s Life Publishing in Southern California. She published the Christian woman’s magazine “Jean”.
Lois loved her Savior, her husband and her family her whole life.
Survivors include her husband, Harland Bryant of Baker City, Oregon; children, Daniel Bryant of San Bernardino, California; Janet (Jim) Bushong of Somis, California; Clayton (Pam) Bryant of Brownsville, Oregon; Beth (Chuck) Goodman of Baker City, Oregon; and Adam (Terri) Bryant of Imperial Beach, California; brother, Chet Bunch; and sister, Marilyn Hutchins. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ford and Iva Bunch and her brother, Dick Bunch.
Memorial contributions in memory of Lois can be made to Settler’s Park or the charity of one’s choice through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel at 1500 Dewey Avenue, Baker City, OR 97814.