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Shirley Bryan VanVoorhis


Shirley Bryan VanVoorhis, age 65, beloved widow Roy VanVoorhis, died on Friday, April 25, 2014, at her home.

Born in Lumberton, N.C., she was a daughter of the late Ellis J. and Beulah McLamb Bryan. She formerly worked in security. She was of the Baptist faith. She will always be remembered as a very loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and mother-inlaw.

Survivors include a son, Randy Milton (Melinda) Odom of Sumter; a daughter, Melinda (Bill) Phillips of Sumter; two brothers, Danny Bryan and Wayne Bryan, both of Lumberton; three sisters, Patricia Meraz, Faye Bryan and Jean Ristuccia; three grandchildren, Taylor Odom, Susan (Matt) Casselman and Braxton Phillips; and three great-grandchildren, Mattison, Emma and Hallie.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. today at the Bullock Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Jock Hendrix officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Bullock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to Beacon Hospice, 2635A Hardee Cove, Sumter, SC 29150 or to All God’s Creatures, 3221 Camden Highway, Dalzell, SC 29040.

You may sign the family’s guest book at www.bullockfuneralhome.com.

The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home of Sumter for the arrangements.


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