Mattie Louise Palmer Bruce, age 83, of LaFayette went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, November 25, 2018. She passed away at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She attended Fairview South Baptist Church. Her early working career she worked as a supervisor for the LaFayette Shirt Factory and later worked 25 years as a paralegal for Kenneth D. Bruce, Attorney at Law, LLC, in Summerville.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Guy Bruce; children, Kay (Fentress) Horner and Kyle (Cindy) Bruce all of LaFayette, Ken (Alisa) Bruce of Summerville, and Kerrie (Mike) Draper of Nashville; sister, Charlotte Holder of Woodstock, Ga.; brother, Pastor George (Vera) Palmer of Fort Oglethorpe; grandchildren, Daniel (Stacie) Horner and Peter Horner; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, November 28th in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Lowell Cantrell officiating.
Interment in the Fairview South Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Daniel Horner, Peter Horner, Terrell Scoggins, Carter Brown, Dennis Brown, and Keith Fults.
Honorary pallbearers are Bobby Teems, Lee Wiggins, Fentress Horner, and Mike Draper.
Family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.