|Birth: ||Dec. 2, 1857|
|Death: ||Dec. 10, 1953|
Thursday December 17, 1953 [p. 1]
Mrs. Clara Bruner Died Thursday
Mrs. Clara Bruner, long-time resident of Bedford, died December 10 at the home of her daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. John Hopson.
Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 12 at 2 p. m. at the Wetmore Funeral Home, conducted by rev. Benj. R. Hollis. Burial was in Fairview cemetery.
Clarissa Ann, daughter of Elijah and Harriet Lomax, was born Dec. 2, 1857 at Abingdon, Ill., and died at the age of 96 years, eight days.
On July 31, 1882 she was married to W. [illiam] T. [heophilus] Bruner. To them three children were born. One died in infancy, James C. Bruner died in 1941 and Mrs. Lula Hopson lives in Bedford.
For a number of years, Mrs. Bruner was a member of the Christian church, and in later life she transferred her membership to the Methodist church with her husband. Mr. Bruner died in 1929. Mrs. Bruner was the oldest of a large family of children. She lived longer than any of her brothers and sisters. For some years she was blind and almost unable to hear, but through it all she was patient to the end.
She is survived by her daughter, Mrs. Lula Hopson; one grandson, Keith Jared and wife; two great grandchildren, James and Janet Jared.
William Theophilus Bruner (1857 - 1929)*
Lula Belle Bruner Jared (1890 - 1972)*
Created by: Cindy Baldogo
Record added: Apr 14, 2009
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