Orange Lee Bruce

Published 12:01 am Friday, July 10, 2015

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NATCHEZ — Services for Orange Lee Bruce, 95, of Natchez, who died Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Merit Health, will be 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church No. 2 with the Rev. Kenneth Stanton officiating.07:10 OrangeLeeBruce obitpic

Burial will follow at the church cemetery under the direction of Bateaste Memorial Funeral Home.

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Visitation will 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home and 10 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

Mrs. Bruce was the daughter of Will Bailey and Melinda Reynolds.

She was a member of St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church No. 2 and served on the usher board.

She was also a member of the Good Samaritan Star of Bethlehem Lodge No. 4,

Mrs. Bruce was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Johnny Bruce; and one brother, Fred Bailey.

Survivors include three sons, Carl Stewart of Natchez, Ernest Stewart and wife, Deborah, and James Dunbar and wife, Betty, all of Detroit; one stepdaughter, Becky Smith-Watson of Los Angeles; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.

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