|Birth: ||Dec. 5, 1958|
|Death: ||Apr. 4, 2001|
Melvin Kenny Bruce Sr.
Mr. Melvin Kenny Bruce Sr., 42, of Sidon, died of a self inflicted gunshot wound April 4, 2001 at Greenwood Leflore Hospital. He was a welder.
He was preceded in death by parents, Brown Lee and Ina Faye Bruce and a brother, Ricky Lamar Bruce.
He was born in Greenville and resided in Sidon most of his life. He was a welder and worked for Upchurch Plumbing for 18 years and was employed by J. J. Ferguson at the time of his death. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church in Carroll County.
Funeral services were held April 6 at Williams & Lord Chapel in Greenwood. Burial was at Harmony Cemetery in Carroll County with Rev. Dennis McKay officiating, Rev. Ken Gower assisting.
Mr. Bruce is survived by his wife, Brenda Chapin Bruce of Sidon; one son, Melvin Kenneth Bruce Jr. of Sidon; one daughter, Tina Ann Bruce of Sidon; two brothers, Mike Bruce of Black Hawk, Brown Lee "Buster" Bruce III of Greenville; one grandchild, Nicholas Clay Bruce of Sidon; his grandmother, Mrs. Doris Compton of Greenwood.
Pallbearers were Chris Boone, Keith Boone, Richard Boone, Jeffrey Bruce, Mark Boone, William Outlaw.
Honorary pallbearers were H. T. Chapin and Jimmy Lee Chapin.
Williams & Lord Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.
The Winona Times
April 12, 2001
Brown Lee Bruce (1933 - 1996)
Ina Fay Bruce (1937 - 1964)
Ricky Lamar Bruce (1955 - 1980)*
Melvin Kenneth Bruce (1958 - 2001)
Note: Son of Brown Lee & Faye Bruce
Created by: Ron (Ronnie Lee) Collins
Record added: Oct 21, 2007
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