Carol Elaine Temme Bryant
CHARLOTTE — Carol Bryant, 79, passed away on November 16, 2018. She was born on March 28, 1939 in Barnes, KS, a daughter of the late Reverend Louis Temme and wife Elsie. She was youngest of seven siblings.
Carol was a life- long Lutheran, she was educated at Warrenton High School in Warrenton, MO, and graduated from the University of Nebraska Omaha with a Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition. She went on to marry Ronald Bryant in May 16, 1970 in Columbus, OH, where they had the union of their son Eric, who loves and cherishes his mother. Her education and interests led her to become a registered Dietitian, Instructor at Discovery Place, Curator of animals at the Nature Museum of Charlotte, and waitress at a local cafe. She is a member of Christ Lutheran Church. Her passion for animals and helping others led her to be a licensed Wildlife Rehabilitator, member of the Bats Conservation International, and strong supporter of the Epilepsy Alliance of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.
Carol was a dedicated, understanding, supportive, encouraging mother and wife. She loved so much that she can make friends with a complete stranger, an emotional little trooper, nothing stopped her from caring about the lives of those around her, she is everything we ever needed from a mother and wife. She was everything anyone else would ever need in a friend.
She leaves to cherish her memory, her loving husband Ronald Bryant; son, Eric and wife Jennifer; grandson Henry and granddaughter Rachel; brother, Harold Temme, Warrenton, MO; sisters, Lois Frick, Warrenton, MO and Anita Carter, Georgetown, TX; and her late bothers, all ministers, Ralph, Norman, and Elton Temme; and nephews and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 2 PMon Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church, 4519 Providence Rd., Charlotte. The family will receive friends following the service.
Memorial contributions (in lieu of flowers) may be made to the Epilepsy Alliance of North Carolina Medication Fund Piedmont One, Suite 5541 A 1920 W. First Street, WinstonSalem, NC 27104, or to Christ Lutheran Church, 4519 Providence Rd. Charlotte, NC 28270, 5541 A
Condolences may be offered at www. harryandbryantfuneralhome. com