90-year-old rural Bluford resident, Viola Verne Bruce died at 5:28 p.m. Friday, June 3 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She had been a bookkeeper.
Survivors include a son, Edward (Eddie) Bruce and wife Rochelle of Fairfield; daughters, Cheryl Kay and husband Artie Smith of Bluford, Karen and husband Bill Sledge of Mattoon, IL; Veta and husband Larry Jones of Bluford, Brenda Walker of Murphreesboro, Tenn. Teresa Warren and friend John Murphy, Henderson, Ky.; a sister, Dorothy Oberlies of Sacramento, CA; 19 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren, several great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services for Viola Verne Bruce will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 8 at the Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne City.
Visitation will be 6 – 8 Tuesday evening, June 7 at the Richardson Funeral Home in Wayne City.