Brenda Jane Knobbe
November 29, 1990 until August 8, 2023
Amanda Paige Bryson, 32, of Bentonville, Arkansas went to be with the Lord on August 8, 2023, after battling brain cancer for 5 months. Amanda passed away at Circle of Life in Bentonville.
Amanda was born on November 29, 1990, to Sharon Gail and William Cooper Bryson in Memphis, Tennessee. At the age of 4, Amanda was cured of brain cancer at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and went on to graduate from Bentonville High School in 2009. Amanda spent her time volunteering at the Bentonville Public Library and sung in the choir at First Baptist Rogers.
Amanda participated in the Special Needs Athletic Program, and she competed in track and field and bowling. Amanda loved going to Camp Barnabus every summer, where she spent time with her friends doing outdoor activities. Amanda was also involved in her Life Group and was a member of First Baptist Rogers for 24 years. Her favorite things to do included arts and crafts, working puzzles, shopping, and spending time with her family.
Amanda is predeceased by her mother, Sharon Bryson.
She is survived by her father; Bill Bryson, her two sisters; Heather Hammonds (Tyler) and Julie Coston (Cole), her niece; Lily Hammonds, her grandmothers; Nancy Greer and Joyce Bryson, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Services will be held at First Baptist Rogers Pleasant Grove location on Saturday, August 12. Visitation will be from 10:00 – 11:00 AM and a celebration of Amanda’s life will begin at 11:00 AM. Interment will follow at Pinnacle Memorial Gardens located in Rogers.
Memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee.