Elizabeth Jean “Betty” (Getzinger) Bryan age 63 of Panama City, Florida passed away in her home with Robert “Chipper”Bryan, niece Maria Hansen, Kathy Meade and brother Nick Getzinger and his daughter Pam at her bedside on Tuesday, April 24th, 2007. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on June 15th, 1943 and predeceased by her parents Walter and Frances Getzinger, brother Ernest Lee Getzinger and Godmother Lucille DeCant. Betty was a very loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and person to everyone she came in contact with. She was a 1961 graduate of Clay Senior High School. Betty moved to Georgia in 1965 and to Florida a few years back. While in Georgia she was employed with the IRS and with Alltel Communications Corporate Branch in Norcross Georgia until her brain injury in 1993. She loved her family, thus sending her on a journey in search of their roots. Tracing the family tree and all of its branches, some back to the 1300's. This led her to having a website to share with others. She also enjoyed oil painting, crafts and gardening. Many of her paintings and crafts have been on display at different art shows. Throughout her life she always gave inspiration and leadership to others being a Girl Scout leader, starting the first 4th of July parade in Deluth Georgia, a tradition that has grown and continues on today. She volunteered at Second Chance of Northwest Florida for Brain Injured Adults where she helped others by sharing her own experiences. She was also a member of Eastern Star, Chapter 423 in Norcross, Georgia. Betty is survived by her husband Robert “Chipper” Grantham Bryan of Panama City, Florida; her two daughters Tina DeCant Elkins, Danette DeCant Jester, as well as brothers Nicholas Bernard Getzinger, Daniel Gene Getzinger, Walter James Getzinger; 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren; also surviving are 16 nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved her. Per Betty's request for after her cremation, a Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, May 5th, 2007 at 2:00pm at St. Dominic's Catholic Church located at 3308 E. 15th St., Panama City, Florida. It was also Betty's request that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Second Chance of Northwest Florida, Inc., 222 E. Beach Drive, Panama City, Florida 32401 in her name. Affordable Funeral Care By Yorkshire, 3704 West 23rd Street, Suite C, Panama City, Florida 32405, 850-913-8817.