Mary Bracken Blackwell Bryson
Last updated 3/29/2021 at 4:19pm
Mary Bracken Blackwell Bryson, 92, of Brevard, peacefully went to be with her heavenly Father Tuesday, March 16, 2021.
A native of Brevard, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Odell Bracken and Elizabeth Hamlin Bracken. She was born Feb. 28, 1929. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, James “Jimmy” O. Bracken; her first husband, David M. Blackwell; her second husband, Fred C. Bryson; and her son, Robert “Bob” D. Blackwell.
She attended Furman University to train as a nurse, but never worked in the medical field. She worked as a weaver in Endle...