- July 17, 1951 - February 26, 2013
- Charleston, South Carolina
of Elizabeth's Passing
- Memorials may be made to:
Bethel United Methodist Church
57 Pitt Street
Charleston, SC 29401
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“I enjoyed knowing and volunteering at Middleton High School with Beth she was such a wonderful person to be with, her smile and wit was a blessing to...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Carol Broach - Mt. Pleasant, SC
My deepest condolences to you and your family on Beth's passing. Our faith tells us that we will be reunited in heaven and that...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Charles Pegram - Charleston, SC
“To Beth's wonderful family,
Beth has always been an inspiration to me with her everlasting smile, quick wit and love to all.
I remember going...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Nan Whitt - Charleston, SC
“I still remember the moment I met Beth for the first time...in the fellowship hall at Bethel United Methodist Church. We were young teenagers at the...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Charlotte Stackhouse Broome - SC
“Beth was a dear friend from Columbia College days. I always loved seeing her and catching up at our reunions. Her humor was contagious! We will...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Candy Crane Shuler - Greenville, SC
“Dear Mrs Ripley, Thomas, Chandler, John, Tina and girls,
Nancy called me this morning with the news of her mother and Beth. I am so saddened for...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Janet McGinn Jacoby - Wilmington, DE
“Beth will always be remembered by me as the one in the group that would have a smile and try to encourage laughter with a funny comment. She was kind...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Brinson - Rock Hill, SC
“I met Beth when I joined Bethel Church in the 1979. She and I sang together in the choir, and were in the Susannah Wesley Circle. I am so sad to read...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Cheryl Smithem - Charleston, SC
“Our prayers are with youand your family at this time.
9 of 13 | Posted by: Connie Comer - Charleston
“Our sincerest sympathies on the passing of your loved one. May she forever rest in peace.
10 of 13 | Posted by: Dawn and Mickey Gold - Charlotte, NC
“To Chandler, Thomas, Mrs. Ripley and other family members
We are deeply saddened over the loss of Beth. We have so many fond memories of our...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Beasley - Charlotte, NC
“Dear Chandler, Thomas and Mrs Ripley.
I am so sorry for your lose. Beth and I worked at Mary Ford together for many years. She always had a smile...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Marsha Koczyla - Charleston, SC
“You are all in my prayers. So very sorry for your loss.
13 of 13 | Posted by: Katherine Brown - Charleston, SC
Elizabeth Annette Ripley Bryant, 61, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Thomas Mitchum Bryant III, entered into eternal rest Tuesday, February 26, 2013. The relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral Services Friday March 1, 2013 in Bethel United Methodist Church, at 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow in Riverview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday in J. HENRY STUHR INC., DOWNTOWN CHAPEL between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Beth was born July 17, 1951 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of John Labree Ripley and Ruth Chandler Ripley. She was a retired Media Specialist with the Charleston County School District. A 1969 graduate of St. Andrews High School, a 1973 graduate of Columbia College, and a 1999 graduate of University of South Carolina. She was a life member of Bethel United Methodist Church where she was a member of the Friendship Sunday School Class, Chancel Choir, Past President of the United Methodist Women, and a member of the Charleston Area Columbia College Alumni Club.
She is survived by her mother of Charleston, SC; daughter, Chandler B. Dabit (Yousef) of Charleston, SC; son, Thomas Mitchum Bryant IV (Joanna) of Heath Springs, SC; brother, John Labree Ripley, Jr. (Tina) of Charleston, SC; four granddaughters, Elizabeth Dabit, Amirah Dabit, Ava Bryant and Isabella Bryant. Beth is additionally survived by her godson, Allen Rogers; mother-in-law, Frances M. Bryant of Greeneville, TN; two nephews, John (Rip) Ripley and Adam Bryant; two nieces, Shaffer Ripley and Lee Bryant.
Memorials may be made to the Bethel United Methodist Church, Scholarship Fund, 57 Pitt Street, Charleston, SC 29401.
Upcoming Funeral Services
Riverview Memorial Park
3715 Azalea Drive North Charleston, SC 29405