Barbara Jane Gillespie O’Bryant, 82, of Easley, beloved wife of Horace O’Bryant, died Tuesday, April 6, 2021.
Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of the late James and Ada Smith Gillespie.
Barbara was a member of Bible Heritage Pentecostal Church. She enjoyed cooking big dinners for large or small gatherings but most of all her biggest love and joy came from caring for her family.
In addition to her husband, Horace, of 42 years, she is survived by daughter Dana Martin (Richard Wright); son, Brad Cisson (Jill); five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; sister, Carolyn Charping (Gene); numerous cousins; and her life long special friends, Bobbie Galloway and Linda Matthews.
In addition to to her parents, she was preceded in death by sister, Patricia Hunt and daughter, Pam Cisson.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 12:00 p.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest with burial to follow in Graceland Cemetery West. Masks are required in all Thomas McAfee Funeral Home locations and attendees are strongly encouraged to follow CDC guidelines on social distancing.
Special thanks to Interim Hospice Nurse, Paula Smith for her dedicated love and care.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105