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Dorothy Wingfield Bryson

August 24, 1924July 31, 2020

Dorothy Wingfield Bryson, 95, of Martinsville, Va. passed away Friday, July 31, 2020. She was born in Martinsville on August 24, 1924 to Lonzo W. Wingfield and Laura Delancy Wingfield.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard McCoy Bryson; daughters, Marsha Lee and Joy Ruth; son David Bryson; 3 brothers and 3 sisters.

She is survived by her daughters, Sandra Cox (Kenneth), Deborah Hornick (Joseph), and Kimberly Bryson; son Richard Bryson; daughter-in-law Debra Bryson; 12 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; and her sister Virginia Coley.

She was a lifelong member of the First Presbyterian Church of Martinsville.

A private graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Roselawn Burial Park.


  • Lonzo W. Wingfield, Father (deceased)
  • Laura Delancy Wingfield, Mother (deceased)
  • Richard McCoy Bryson, Husband (deceased)
  • Marsha Lee, Daughter (deceased)
  • Joy Ruth, Daughter (deceased)
  • David Bryson, Son (deceased)
  • Sandra Cox, Daughter
  • Kenneth Cox, Son-in-law
  • Deborah Hornick, Daughter
  • Joseph Hornick, Son-in-law
  • Richard Bryson, Son
  • Debra Bryson, Daughter-in-law
  • Virginia Coley, Sister
  • Mrs. Bryson was also preceded in death by 3 brothers and 3 sisters. She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and 5 great grand-children.

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  • Private Graveside Service on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Roselawn Burial Park


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Kenneth Oakes

August 6, 2020

My sympathy goes out to the entire Bryson family in the loss of their loved one and to Rick in the loss of his mother. It has been many years since I have seen Mrs. Bryson and her son Rick who I was very good friends with in high school, but my memories are everlasting.

Although many years have passed since our high school days, I still remember her for the love of her family. She was a very gracious lady and everyone was welcomed into her home.

May God bless and comfort each of you.

Kenneth Oakes

Robert Hawkes

August 5, 2020

To the Bryson Family sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs Bryson may God be with you during this time. In His Service Robert Hawkes and family. Just to let you know who I'm my mother is Helen Hawkes and I attended First Presbyterian Church years ago

phillip Taylor

August 4, 2020

Aunt Dorothy was always the same. she kept me she n I was little always said I was her little boy and even as a grown man I was still her little boy she was such a kind gentle soul.. Heaven sure has got a Gem now because there not many like her anymore. But now She's with Jesus no better place to be I'm so looking forward to seeing her again. if anyone needs anything let me know

Tina Hendrick

August 3, 2020

Sending my thoughts and prayers to both of you, Deborah and Joe.
Bettina 💜

Brenda and Johnny Conner

August 3, 2020

We are so sad to hear of Mrs. Bryson’ s passing. She was always so sweet and a pretty lady. We pray the memories will comfort the family and friends. You all will be in our prayers.

Beth Byrnes

August 3, 2020

I remember Mrs. Bryson and her family so well from our church, First Presbyterian. She was such a kind and gentle person. What a wonderful life she lived and my thoughts and prayers are with the entire family, especially those I know best, Debra Bryson, Rick Bryson, and Deborah. Love and hugs to all of you.

Mark, Christie & Sally Ann @ Stegall Insurance Agency

August 3, 2020

Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during their time of loss.

Jill (Coley) Harbison

August 3, 2020

Aunt Dot, I'll always remember your sweetness and kindness, and how you helped care for Leah my first week back at work after she was born, and how you called her "your baby," ever after. ❤ We will always miss, remember, and love you "so good."

Anne Bryson

August 3, 2020

I'm so sorry to hear about Dorothy , I love y" all if you need me let me no I" 'll miss you aunt Dorothy always LOVE, KELLY BRYSON


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