Betty Ann Wilkes Bryson, of Sylva passed away Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Harris Regional Hospital
after a brief battle with cancer. She was a native and lifelong resident of Jackson County, daughter of
the late Alfred “June” and Gladys Roberts Wilkes of Cullowhee. Betty was preceded in death by a son,
Charles Dean Bryson and brother, Donald Gene Roberts.
Betty was a loving mother, a member of Sunrise House of Worship and a retired CNA with 39 years of
service. She enjoyed spending time with all her children, especially her grandchildren.
Surviving are her husband, Willard Bryson; three daughters, Floria Lynn Mathis (preceded in death by
Ricky) of Balsam, Tina K. Revis (Randy) of Whittier, Lisa R. Pruett (Darrell) of Sylva; six grandchildren,
seven great grandchildren; a brother, Delbert Ray Wilkes (Donna) of Greensboro.
A visitation will be held Monday, March 11 th , 2019 at Western Carolina Funeral and Cremation Service
from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, March 12 th at 11:00 am, with Reverend Tim Dillard officiating at
Sunrise House of Worship in Dillsboro, NC.
Western Carolina Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family.