Marie Sholar died on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at her home in Monument, Colo.
Marie was born on Dec. 7, 1916, in Trigg County to Mintie Lee and James Andrew Bryant. Marie was one of nine children.
Marie moved to Colorado in 1947 with her husband Robert and lived in Manitou Springs until 1965 when she and Robert then moved to Kentucky. Marie and her husband moved back to Colorado Springs in 1968. Marie had lived in Monument, Colo. since 1989.
While living in Manitou Springs, Marie worked at the K-D Shop on Canon Avenue for 20 years and then again after she returned to Colorado in 1968. Marie was a professional seamstress and after retiring from the K-D Shop, Marie sewed for Simpich Character Dolls sewing their Simpich “Cloud Babies.”
Marie was a room mother at Manitou Springs Elementary School, a Girl Scout Leader and a 4-H project leader. While living in Monument, Marie was a member of the Monument’s Homemaker’s Club. She was a long time member of Bethany Baptist Church in Colorado Springs, Colo.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Sholar; two sisters, Mildred Williams and Mary Noel; and four brothers, Hicks Bryant, Sam Bryant, Dick Bryant and Loys Bryant.
Marie is survived by brother Bill Bryant (and wife Wandine); sister Martha Bridges, all of Cadiz; one daughter, Patricia Unger (and husband Dennis); granddaughter Amy Paben (and husband Michael); grandson Jacob Unger; and great-grandchildren Sarah and Zechariah Paben; and many nieces and nephews.