GAINESVILLE – Edna Emma Lee Bruce, 77, died Wednesday, July 15, 2009, at New Horizon West Nursing Home following an extended illness.
Born on February 24, 1932, in Banks County, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Frank and Mattie Pauline Moon Roberts. She was retired from Fieldale Poultry and was a member of Eastview Baptist Church. Mrs. Bruce was preceded in death by her husband, John Hubert Bruce; and brothers, James Roberts and Gene Roberts.
Survivors include a daughter, Janet Bruce, Gainesville; sons and daughters-in-law, John and Elizabeth Bruce and Jackie and Elaine Bruce, all of Gainesville; 10 grandchildren; a sister, Grace Beckhart, Gainesville; and brother, Verner Roberts, Gainesville.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 17, at 3 p.m., in the chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with the Rev. Danny Ray Martin officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, July 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.