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BRUCE - Sunday evening, March 20, 1932, at a local infirmary, Mrs. Sydna Dorris Bruce age 31 years. She is survived by her husband G. Dewey Bruce; sister, Mrs. Lola Hutchinson of Hendersonville, Tenn. Remains are at the home of J. Claude Garrett, Goodlettsville, Tenn. Funeral services will be conducted from the home as above Monday afternoon, March 21, 1932, at 2 o'clock by Rev. Wallace Suddarth, assisted by Rev. T. C. Singleton. Pallbearers - Honorary, R. H. Lassiter, R. L. Worsham, Jack Swaney, W. F. Brown, Dr. C. D. Robbins, Dr. L. M. Woodson, Vance Satterfield, Ed Albright, J. M. Tuell, L. M. Taylor, Ellis Powell, W. A. Myers, J. Elliott Moore, Roy Willis, J. A. Wilkes, Will Henry Baker, Harvey Clendening, Roy Patton, T. B. McMurtry. Active: Chas. Pond, Robt. Worsham, Thos. Bradbury, Allen Dorris, Reynolds Dorris, Harry Bradley, Logan Joyner, Robert Currin. Interment in Spring Hill Cemetery. Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville, Tenn.

BRUCE - Inez Hagey Bruce, age 69, at the home of her son, H. Ira Bruce, 1300 East Greenwood, at 12:40 a.m. May 18. Survived by husband Hugh F. Bruce and the following children: Mrs. F. S. Fisher, Mrs. R. E. Castleman, Mrs. N. E. Bishop, Mrs. James B. Gleaves and H. Ira Bruce, all of Nashville; brothers, T. J. Hagey, William Hagey; sisters, Mrs. N. C. Hayes and Mrs. Frank Smith, and eleven grandchildren. Funeral service at residence, 1300 East Greenwood, Friday afternoon, May 19, at 2 p.m. Honorary pallbearers: Dr. W. B. Anderson, L. H. Davis, Dr. Ernest Biggs, Jesse T. Biggs, Ernest Baldwin, O. T. Bechne, Louie Betti, Dr. Paul Srygley. Active Pallbearers: her nephews, Herschel L. Hagey, Frank Hagey, Granville Smith, Drake Smith, Allen Smith, Roger Smith, Buford Smith. Interment Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville, funeral directors in charge. *(Found within the 1932 listings.)

BRUCE - Tuesday evening at 8:50 o'clock, July 26, 1932, at her home 8 miles on Greenbrier-White House Road, Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Swift Bruce, age 83 years. Survived by daughters, Mrs. Idella Hinkle and Mrs. Clevie Savage of Greenbrier; brother, P. B. Swift of Greenbrier; sister, Mrs. Charley Jones of Goodlettsville. Funeral services at the home this (Wednesday) afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. C. M. Charles assisted by Rev. Parker. The following will serve as pallbearers: J. R., L. M., M. D., W. G. Park, Jr., and Sonnie Swift. Interment in Swift Cemetery. Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville, funeral directors.

BRUCE - Tuesday morning at 2:45 o'clock, October 9, 1934, at a local infirmary, Mrs. Essie Bruce, age 38 years. Survived by husband, Brady Bruce; Children: Roberta, Dorothy, Rachel, James and Roy Bruce, all of Goodlettsville; brothers, Ernest, John, Jess, George and Elmer Templeton; sister, Mrs. Mary Norris. Funeral services at Slater's Chapel M. E. Church this (Wednesday) afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, conducted by Rev. Henry Adkins. Interment in family cemetery. Cole & Garrett, Goodlettsville, funeral directors.

BRUCE - Sunday morning 7:20 o'clock, May 23, 1943, at his home, Hendersonville, Edward I. Bruce, age 75 years. Survived by wife, Mrs. Susie Cummings Bruce; son, G. Dewey Bruce, Nashville; sister, Mrs. Carrie Cummins, Old Hickory. Funeral services this (Monday) afternoon at 12:30 o'clock at the Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church, conducted by Rev. Courtley Burroughs. Pallbearers: Honorary - Dr. R. N. Buchanan, Jack Swaney, Fred Woodard, Norval Douglas, Jennings Duncan, M. B. Echols, George Brown, Irby Hutchison, A. J. Gammon, Lee Clendening, J. A. Wilkes, C. T. Latimer, W. C. Herring, Roland Dorris. Active - Minis Lee, Robert Worsham, Jack Anderson, Robert Taylor, Howard Willis, W. R. Willis. Interment Beech Cemetery. Beech Masonic Lodge will have charge of services at grave. Cole & Garrett, funeral directors.

   


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