COMMERCE - Edna Merle Bruce, 76, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at her residence.
She was born in Commerce, the daughter of the late Otis and Eula Mae Simmons Chambers. She was retired from Barrow Manufacturing Company and was a member of Ridgeway Baptist Church. Mrs. Bruce was preceded in death by her husband, Pierce Bruce.
Survivors include a daughter, Karen Parson (Randy), Commerce; three grandchildren, Allison and Ryan Gardiner, Wynonna and Rodney Studer, and James Avery Parson; three great-grandchildren, Alexis Gardiner, Jaden Gardiner, and Dakota Studer.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 2, at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Little-Ward Funeral Home with the Rev. Bill Manus officiating. Interment will be at Grove Level Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday, August 1, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Little Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.