Jan. 8, 2009
Funeral for Anita Bruner, 66, of Hartselle was Tues-day, Jan. 13, at 1:00 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with William ‘Bill’ Hall officiating.
Burial was in Burningtree Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Bruner died Thursday, Jan. 8, at St. Catherine’s Nursing Home in Emmetsburg, Md., after a long and courageous battle with heart disease. She was born Jan. 12, 1942, in Montgomery.
She was a graduate of Sidney Lanier High School in Montgomery and was employed as a bookkeeper and seamstress prior to her retirement. She was an accomplished seamstress and a longtime member of Westview Church of Christ. She was the wife of the late David Allen Bruner. They were married for 25 years until his sudden death in 1986. She was preceded in death by her mother, Virginia Simpler Newell and stepfather, Arthur Earnest Newell; and a brother, Wilbur Claude “Bill” Newell.
She is survived by three sons, David Shane Bruner of Huntsville, Daryl Earl Bruner and wife L. Lee Royer of Taneytown, Md. and Michael Tyler Bruner and wife Lesa Riggs Bruner of Harrisonburg, Va.; daughter-in-law, Julie Bruner of Hartselle; three granddaughters, Jordan Marie Bruner of Hartselle, Amanda Jo Bruner and Dixie Marie Bruner, both of Taneytown, Md.; and two stepgranddaughters, Carter Gibson and Jordan Gibson, both of Harrisonburg, Va.; a brother, Carl Andrew Newell Hanson of Orange, Mass.; and a sister, Lynn Newell Post of Montgomery.