Mary Ellen (Bryant) Willyard, age 83 of Alto, went to be with her Lord on Thursday, July 30, 2015. She was preceded in death by her parents Dee and Pauline Bryant and her sister Virginia Bryant. She is survived by her daughters Lisa (Joseph) Wenger and Lynn (Keith) Stanford; sisters Charlotte (Ross) Miller and Susan (Albert) Nicholas and her grandsons Alexander and Nicolas. Mary was an avid golfer and loved to travel with family and friends. She was also very active with her church family. A memorial service will be held Tuesday 12:00 p.m. at Bowne Center United Methodist Church, 12051 84th St SE, Alto, MI. Andrew Jackson officiating. Interment Bowne Cemetery. The family will meet with friends and relatives prior to the service at the church from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to the Bowne Center United Methodist Church Building Fund.