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Bruce, Mary Elliott

Bruce, Mary Elliott Age: 90

Passed Away: 2011-01-22

Funeral Home:

Mary Elliott Bruce, 90, of Atlanta, passed away Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011. She was born in McDonough, to the late William L. and Bessie Greer Elliott. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Judge Charles G. Bruce. Mary formerly worked as the senior legal secretary with the Workmans Compensation Board, and later in private practice with her husband in downtown Atlanta. She was a dedicated wife, and mother, and maintained her faith throughout her life. She was an Associate Reformed Presbyterian, along with her husband, and in youth, she was a member of the Salem Baptist Church. Mary also enjoyed attending Mt. Paran Church of God with her daughter in later years. She is survived by her son and his wife, Charles and Joan Bruce, Jr.; daughter, Elizabeth Jane Bruce, all of Atlanta; other family members, Edith Davies, Joyce Steele, Wesley Steele and several other nieces, nephews and cousins from Monticello to McDonough, to North Georgia as well. She had many lifelong friends in McDonough and Atlanta. She also made may new friends with residents and caregivers while in Assisted Living Facilities, in Roswell and Decatur. Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors. Rev. Bob M. Matthews will officiate the service. Interment will follow at Elliott Family Cemetery, East Lake Road Community, Henry County. The family will receive friends Tuesday, Jan. 25, from 6:30 p.m., to 8:30 p.m., at the funeral home. Those who wish, may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, (770) 914-1414.