Mrs. Delma MaryJane Bruce, age 94, of Wooldridge, Mo died on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 at Cooper County Memorial Hospital following an extended illness.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bruce was held on Tuesday, Sept. 25th at Davis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Wayne Merrill officiating. Burial followed at the Copps Chapel Cemetery.
Mary Jane Bruce was born Jan. 5th. 1918, in Rulo, NE, the daughter of James Nathan and Della Affend Adams Crews. She was married on August 31, 1935, in Sidney, Iowa, to Geroid D. “Sam” Bruce, who preceded her in death on Nov. 16th, 1994. She was a homemaker most of her married life and had been employed with McGraw Edison from 1960 until 1965. She was a lifelong member of the First Baptist Church of Wooldridge. MaryJane was a devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great-grandmother.
Survivors include; two sons, Charles G. Bruce and wife Mae of Jefferson City and Gail L. Bruce and wife Linda of Wooldridge, MO. One daughter, LaVonda Bruce, preceded her in death, July 11, 1980. Six grandchildren; Beth Fleet, and husband, Michael, of Jacksonville, FL., Bruce Ortbals, of Glasgow, MO, Danny Bruce and wife Jennifer, of Wooldridge, MO., David Bruce and wife Sherri, of Boonville, MO., Monique Caldwell and husband Kevin, of Rocheport, MO., and Mindy Laughlin and husband, Jason, of Wardsville, MO.