|This "Pussy Willow" by Marie Bryan in 1912 was found in the Bryan Family Bible.|
|This was the photo seen in the Jackrabbit, the yearbook for Seymour High School, in 1920.|
Marie was in 10th grade and was named the class artist under "Who's Who."
| According to Marie's 10th grade report card, she had excellent deportment |
and received good to excellent grades.
This was found in the December 4, 1919 issue of the Baylor County Banner: Mrs. R. E. Bryan left Sunday afternoon for Dallas in company with her daughter, Miss Marie. They are going to have an x-ray picture taken and try and determine the trouble with her speech. It is hoped that this trouble may be located and remedied.
|Marie graduated from Seymour High School in 1921. This announcement was given to me in 2011 by a newly found Hairston cousin. Her family kept this for 90 years!|
Thank you, Carla!
|Next to her senior picture in the high school year book was written, |
"Marie - If her work counts, success is hers. Her record shows no trace of blurs."
|I only met Aunt Marie once, at the age of four.|
I am told that she was a wonderful cook and
that she loved to play bridge.
Marie and Dad (Whit Bryan) in 1943.
|Myrtie Marie Bryan died on September 16, 1986. She is buried with her sisters, DeRay and Willa Mae, at Westlawn Memorial Park in Borger, Texas.|
Family photographs and documents from the collection of Diana Bryan Quinn.
Letter from Myrtie Hairston Bryan to Amy Criswell Barton courtesy of Lena Criswell.
Seymour High School. "1919 Yearbook". The Jackrabbit.
Seymour High School. "1920 Yearbook". The Jackrabbit.
Seymour High School. "1921 Yearbook". The Jackrabbit.
Stanley, Edith Guynes . "Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records and Online Memorials." Find A Grave - Millions of Cemetery Records and Online Memorials. Web. 17 Jan. 2014. <http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi? page=gr&GSln=BRY&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=46&GScntry=4&GSsr=2041&GRid=48102309&>. Used with permission.