A Funeral Service for Carolyn Bryson, 74, former Clinton resident and now of Newkirk, OK was held 10:00a.m., Wednesday, November 5, 2014 in the Freewill Baptist Church in Clinton, and another funeral service was held 2:00p.m., Thursday, November 6, 2014 in the First Christian Church in Newkirk, OK, both services officiated by Rev. Charles Murphy. Burial concluded in the Newkirk Cemetery under the direction of the Kiesau-Lee Funeral Home.
Carolyn Gail Bryson was born March 22, 1940 to Claude Phillip Iseminger and Lola Maxine (Plecker) Iseminger in Arkansas City, Kansas and passed away Friday, October 31, 2014 in the home of her son, Allen Bryson in Arapaho, OK. Carolyn was raised and attended school in Arkansas City, graduating there in 1958. She continued her education at the Wichita Business College learning accounting. She was married to Bernard B. Bryson on August 23, 1959 in Arkansas City, Kansas. They made their first home in Odessa, TX where she worked in an accounting firm. In 1961 she moved to Enid, OK where she did bookkeeping for a gentleman that owned Pittsburg Paint Store and Peyton's Survey Office as well as for Mr. Wright in his CPA Office and she did for the Flower Patch. She moved on to Clinton in 1986 and she worked Britton and Associates, K-Mart, and worked for her son, Allen Bryson in his Accounting Practice retiring in 2001.
She and Mr. Bryson moved to the Foss Lake Estates in 1999 and they purchased a Recreation Vehicle and traveled extensively. In later years they would spend the cold months in Mathis, TX and the other months in Newkirk, OK.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and a sister, Betty Jo Iseminger.
She was a member of the First Christian Church in Arkansas City, KS and while in Clinton she attended the Free Will Baptist Church. She enjoyed golfing, bowling, playing cards, and was a wonderful cook and was well known for their wonderful Thanksgiving Dinners.
She is survived by her husband, Bernard, of the Newkirk home, three sons, Voe Allen Bryson and wife, Debbie, of Clinton, Kelly Joe Bryson and wife, Lana, of OKC, OK and Phillip Leroy Bryson and wife, Mary, of Corpus Christi, TX; a brother, Bernard Phillip Iseminger and wife, Donna of Broken Arrow, OK.
She is also survived by 12 grandchildren, Nicole Bryson, Nicholas Bryson, Natalie Bryson, Ryan Bryson, Dannielle Brown, Dustin Clayton, Haley Clayton, Makayla Bryson and Trevor Bryson, Joseph Scott, Angela Scott and Patrick Garrison and great grandchildren, Riley Bryson, Teagan Bryson, Tate Bryson, Alex Bryson, Carmaleta Bryson, Mikey Bryson, Tucker Bryson, Tyler Bryson and Tanner Bryson, Ireland Scott, Hannah Scott, Brennan Garrison, and Clara Scott, Garrett Brown, Conner Brown and Kiersten Brown; and numerous other family and close friends.