Mrs. , age 82, of LaFollette passed away Saturday, September 17, 2011. She was a member of Stinking Creek Baptist Church and cared deeply for her church family. She took joy in sewing, quilting, gardening, and cooking for her family. She was preceded in death by husband, Willie (Blue) Bruce; grandson, Christopher Garrett Johnson, son-in-law, Ralph Reynolds, parents, Lewis and Ada Stephens, two sisters, Anna Mae Dee and Myrleen Johnson, two brothers, Kenneth and Ernest Stephens.
Survivors: Children, Reva Trusty and husband, Roger of East Point, KY, Jackie Reynolds of Pioneer, TN, Geraldean Ayers and husband, Jerome of Cincinnati, OH, Sharon Johnson and husband, Bobby of Jacksboro, TN, and Ronnie Bruce and wife, Judy of Canton, GA; 8 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, sister, Paulette Metzger and husband, Josef of Morton Grove, IL. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services Monday, September 19, 2011, 8 P.M. at Walters Chapel with Rev. Donald Shown and Rev. Delmus Bruce officiating. Family and friends will meet Tuesday, September 19, 2011, 11 A.M. at Melvin Cemetery for graveside services and interment. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Monday before services at Walters Funeral Home. Online condolences for Mrs. Bruce may be made at www.waltersfuneralhome.net. Walters Funeral Home of LaFollette is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Georgia Bruce.