2017-07-06 / Obituaries


John Robert “Son” Brunson Jr., 84, of Thomasville died July 3, 2017 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.

He was born Feb. 18, 1933 in Grove Hill to John Robert and Sarah Elsie Brunson. He was a United States Veteran. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church. He was a retired crane operator.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Jean Howell Brunson, Thomasville; two sons, David Richard (Charity) Brunson, Thomasville, John Glynn (Lynn) Brunson, Thomasville; daughter, Betty Brunson (Lawrence) Coon, Century, Fla.; seven grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Letsy Brunson.

The service was July 7 at 11 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church with Revs. Lister Hill and John Averitt officiating. Burial with military honors were in the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were David Brunson, John Glynn Brunson, Lawrence Coon, Robert Brunson, Gavin Coon and Eathan Coon.

Honorary pallbearers were Greg Colee, Mark Howell, John Howell, Ryan Howell, Luther Massey, Ronald Hutto, Kenneth Ray Reeves, Danny Joe Beech, James Rutherford, T.J. Kirkham, Danny Smith, Joe Overstreet, Randall Roberts, C.W. Currie and Doug Parnell.

 Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home of Thomasville directed.


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