Ruth Holden Bryson

June 15, 1932 - November 10, 2011
Ruth Holden Bryson

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Ruth Holden Bryson, 79, of Hendersonville, died Thursday, November 10, 2011 at Pardee Memorial Hospital following a short illness.

A native and lifelong resident of Transylvania County, she moved to Hendersonville four years ago.

She was a daughter of the late Frank and Bertha Mason Holden, and wife of the late Junior Bryson. She was also preceded in death by her son, Charles Bryson; a sister, Lois Galloway; and a brother, Douglas Holden.

She attended Brevard High School and had worked as a seamstress for Ruth Originals and retired from Bon-Worth. She was of the Baptist faith.

Mrs. Bryson is survived by her sister, Dorothy Moore of Hendersonville; four brothers, Charles K. ìBusterî Holden of Arden; Richard A. Holden of Brevard; Jerry W. Holden of Pisgah Forest; and Carroll S. Holden of Brevard; as well as many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the WNC Chapter of the Alzheimerís Association, 31 College Place, Suite D320, Asheville, NC 28801-2644.

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  • November 16, 2011
    Regina Holden Krofchick says:
    Dear Aunt Ruth - I am happy that you are suffering any more, and finally with your family in heaven. But my heart hurts because I will never see or laugh with you again. You were always a character - love you so much. 'Jeannie'

  • November 17, 2011
    Adina Murdock says:
    She will be greatly missed.

  • November 28, 2011
    Sylvia Petit says:
    Ms. Ruth will always have a special place in my heart. It was an honor and a privilege to to have known her.

  • December 08, 2011
    Anita Wages says:
    In memory of our cousin Ruth . . .