Ethel "Betty Spruce Bryant

May 14, 1949 ~ October 29, 2021 (age 72)


Dillman-Scott Funeral Home


Ethel “Betty” Spruce Bryant, 72, of Paoli Indiana, passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021, at Paoli Health & Living.  She was born on May 14, 1949, in Miami, Florida, to Frances Spruce and Elaine C. Colbach.   


Betty was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, William “Bill” Spruce, Charles Spruce, Richard Spruce, and sister, Catherine Spruce.



Betty was a member of Restoration Christian Church in French Lick, Indiana. She retired from Walmart of Paoli, Indiana. Betty enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and fund raising for Riley Children’s Hospital and Relay for Life. Betty was an avid Miami Dolphins fan.




Survivors include:



                Ronald (Debra) Spruce                                                                                                    Cincinnati, OH

                Edward Rivera                                                                                                                    Paoli, Indiana

                Robert Murphy                                                                                                                 Winter Garden, Florida

                James Hardin                                                                                                                      Paoli, Indiana

                Daniel (Rebecca) Spruce                                                                                                Paoli, Indiana

                Darriel (Laci) Spruce                                                                                                        Paoli, Indiana



                Laura (Neil) Whitehead                                                                                                  Paoli, Indiana

                Sharron (Chris) Austin                                                                                                     Paoli, Indiana




23-Grandchildren and 7-Great-Grandchildren also survive Ethel “Betty” Spruce Bryant.




A Memorial service will be held at 1:00 PM Saturday, November 6, 2021, at the Dillman-Scott Funeral Home, located at 226 W. Campbell St, Paoli, IN 47454. Visitation will be from 11:00 AM until time of service. Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, guests are required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. If you are experiencing any symptoms of illness, such as fevers or chills, cough, shortness of breath, muscle, or body aches, etc., we ask that you do not attend. Thank you for your cooperation.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Riley’s Children’s Hospital



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November 6, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

Memorial Service
November 6, 2021

1:00 PM
Dillman-Scott Funeral Home
226 W Campbell ST.
Paoli, Indiana 47454

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