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.