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2017-07-13 / Obituaries


John Robert "Son" Brunson, Jr., 84, a retired crane operator 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 veteran of the US Army and a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Jean Howell Brunson; two sons, David Richard (Charity) Brunson and John Glynn (Lynn) Brunson, all of Thomasville; daughter, Betty Brunson (Lawrence) Coon of Century, Fla. and seven grandchildren.

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

Funeral services were July 7, 2017 at Friendship Baptist Church with the Rev. Lister Hill and the Rev. John Averitt officiating.

Burial followed with military honors at the church cemetery with O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home directing.

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.

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