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Vera Smith Brunjes
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Birth: Oct. 24, 1922
Death: Nov. 1, 2011

Vera Smith Brunjes of Wilmington, NC died Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at Brunswick Cove, Leland, NC.

She was born October 24, 1922 in Wilmington, NC the daughter of the late Vance Louis and Retha Gore Smith. She was preceded in death by her husband of over 50 years, Alfred W. Brunjes, her daughter, Cynthia E. Brunjes, her son, Vance A. Brunjes, a brother, Vance L. Smith, Jr., and a sister, Mildred S. Boney.

Mrs. Brunjes graduated New Hanover High School, Class of 1940. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints holding various leadership positions for many years, was the owner and operator of Vera's Beauty Salon, and her life's joy was her family.

Surviving are her son, Alfred W. Brunjes, Jr. and wife Sharon of Wilmington, NC; her daughter, Retha Brunjes Rusk and husband Paul of Wilmington, NC; daughter-in-law, Amy Willis Chase of FL; nine grandchildren, Alfred W. Brunjes, III and wife Ashley of Hampstead, NC, Joseph A. Brunjes and wife Michelle of Leland, NC, Jonathan C. Brunjes and wife Amber of Caliente, NV, Donald E. Brunjes and wife Laura of Rocky Point, NC, Joshua P. Rusk of Southport, NC, Andrew L. Rusk of Southport, NC, Aaron W. Rusk of Wilmington, NC, Charles T. Brunjes of FL, and Kaylyn E. Brunjes of FL; and several great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at 10 AM Thursday, November 3, 2011 at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints by Bishop Jeff Yankey and the Elders of the Church. Interment will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Vance Louis Smith (1892 - 1962)
  Retha Elizabeth Gore Smith (1904 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Alfred W Brunjes (1920 - 2001)
 
 Children:
  Cynthia Brunjes (1948 - 1974)*
  Vance Alfred Brunjes (1971 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Vera Smith Brunjes (1922 - 2011)
  Mildred Smith Boney (1924 - 1992)*
  Vance Louis Smith (1926 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: 5C
 
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Oct 12, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30539135
Vera <i>Smith</i> Brunjes
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