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Melanie Ann Brunette
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Birth: 1949
Brazos County
Texas, USA
Death: May 15, 2010
Brazos County
Texas, USA

Melanie Ann Brunette, 61, of Bryan, formerly of Beaumont, passed away at her home Saturday afternoon, May 15, 2010. Visitation will be Tuesday May 18 at 10 a.m. at Memorial Funeral Chapel in Bryan followed by funeral services at 11 a.m. Interment will be in New Baden Cemetery in New Baden, Texas.

Melanie was born in Bryan, Texas to Philip and Mabel Smith Brunette. She graduated from French High School in Beaumont and received her bachelors and masters degrees in education from Lamar University. Melanie dedicated her life to teaching children in Beaumont I.S.D., spending most of her teaching career at Odem Middle School and Central High School. She retired in May of 2007 and moved back to Bryan in June 2009 She was very proud of receiving a Teacher of the Year Award.

She specialized her talents working with the gifted and talented students and sponsored the UIL Gifted and Talented Future Problem Solving Team winning the state championship one year, followed by a 1st Runner Up, a second year. She was a member of the Golden Triangle Writers Guild and was a lifetime member of the First Baptist Church in Beaumont before joining First Baptist Church in Bryan. Since living in Bryan, Melanie has become a member of the Brazos Valley Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, a mentor for the Job Force Training for Abused Women, and a member of several bible study groups.

Survivors include two sisters and one brother-in-law, Marian and Tim Romere and their daughter, Lindsey of Sour Lake, Texas and Marsha Brunette Toole and her son, David of Beeville, Texas; step-mother, Peggy Brunette of Paris, Texas; one step-brother, Kelly Broussard; two step-sisters, Karla Broussard and Kriste Broussard; two aunts and numerous cousins.
Published in The Bryan-College Station Eagle on May 17, 2010 
New Baden Cemetery
Robertson County
Texas, USA
Created by: Sandi Costa
Record added: May 18, 2010
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Melanie Ann Brunette
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RIP. Melanie Ann Brunette. FHS class of 1967.
- James Ellis
 Added: May. 27, 2013

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