Muriel Bryant

Muriel (Schwager) Bryant passed away peacefully on Oct. 11, 2018, at home in Chino Hills, Calif.

Muriel was born on March 31, 1924, in Newman Grove, Neb., to John and Helen Schwager. After high school, Muriel taught at a small country schoolhouse. After teaching, she moved to San Pedro, Calif., and worked at the naval shipyard. From there she moved to Ridgecrest and worked at the China Lake Naval Air Weapons Station in contract management.

Muriel is survived by her husband James Bryant; her sister Shirley Sima; her daughter and son-in-law, Linda (Bryant) and Kevin Henry; her two sons and daughters-in-law Terry and Denise Attkisson and Larry and Barbara Attkisson; nine grandchildren Angie (Attkisson) Hawk, Corey Attkisson, Travis Attkisson, Scott Attkisson, David Attkisson, Michael Attkisson, Paul Attkisson, Kate (Henry) Moncrief and Tyler Henry; and eight great-grandchildren Trapper Hawk, Austin Attkisson, Danielle Attkisson, Riley Attkisson, Thatcher Attkisson, Clifford Moncrief, Merritt Moncrief and Abigail Attkisson.

Muriel loved traveling, bowling, golfing, and playing games. She also volunteered on Crime Watch and helped as a church usher while living in Sun City. She was devoted to her family and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

— Submitted by the family of Muriel Bryant

Story First Published: 2018-11-02