Carolyn at age 9, 1954 Not sure when this photo was taken, but Carolyn and Ray Bryant were married in 1970 and divorced in 1974. A year later, she was killed.
The murder of my Aunt Estella (Chapple) Thomas wasn’t the only shooting tragedy my mother experienced in her family. My aunt’s oldest daughter, Carolyn (Bingham) Bryant, was murdered at age 29 on 10 April 1975. I was 15 years old walking home from school when my mom pulled alongside me and told me to get … [Read more...]