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Nellie Edwards Bruce

Nellie Edwards Bruce, 84, of Camden, formerly of Abbeville, died Sunday June 17, 2012. Born in Greenville, she was the daughter of the late Joe Edwards and Pearl Rogers Edwards.

She was a graduate of Abbeville High School and Lander College. Mrs. Bruce was a longtime volunteer with Meals on Wheels in Abbeville. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, the Jack Woolbright Sunday School Class and the Agape Circle. She was a former Sunday School teacher and served on the Administrative Board and as a church trustee at Grace United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Joe T. Bruce of Camden; her son Joseph T. Bruce, Jr. of Camden; her daughter Martha Bruce, and family friend, Peggy Spivey, of Camden; and her brother and sister-in-law, Professor and Mrs. Calvin R. Edwards of Brevard, NC.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 on Friday, June 22, 2012 at Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home. Graveside services will be conducted at 11:30 AM Friday morning in Melrose Cemetery with Rev. Wayman Coleman III officiating.

Memorials in memory of Nellie may be made to Meals on Wheels, 101 Center Rd., Abbeville, SC 29620 or to Kershaw Health Foundation, PO Box 7003, Camden, SC 29021.

Visitation

Chandler-Jackson Funeral Home
208 South Main Street
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, June 22, 2012
10:00 - 11:00 AM

Service

Melrose Cemetery
Hwy 28
Abbeville, SC  29620
Friday, June 22, 2012
11:00 AM

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Guestbook

Lots of fond memories flood in when thinking about the Bruce family when growing up on Byrnes Ave My sympathy goes out to all of you at the loss of Mrs. Bruce. May the Lord strengthen you and comfort you.

Dick Ferguson Jun 24 2012 12:00 AM

The Evans family are sorry for your loss of Mrs.Bruce. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mike Evans Jun 23 2012 12:00 AM

To each family member you have my sympathy in the loss of Mrs. Bruce. When I was young they were our neighbors. I also remember Joe, as he was such a good friend of my Dad(Penny Tucker)Many prayers and thoughts go out to you at this time. God Bless all. Frances Jean Tucker

Frances Jean Tucker Jun 22 2012 12:00 AM

Joseph, I am sorry for your loss. Gene and I are praying for you and will continue to do so.

Sue Hornsby Jun 20 2012 12:00 AM

great memories of both Nellie Jo and Joe--please know we are praying for all of you -will be out of town this weekend and cannot attend-but will keep you in our thoughts and prayers-would love to see you!!

Gail Templeton Hitchcock Jun 20 2012 12:00 AM

Martha and Bruce family, I remember Mrs. Bruce being our grade mother when we were attending Greenville St. School when I attended there as a child and classmate to you,Martha. I remember her being a very caring and patient lady. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. May God give you His peace and comfort in the days ahead. Ruth Price Hill

Ruth Price Hill Jun 19 2012 12:00 AM

Martha and Bruce family, I remember Mrs. Bruce being our grade mother when we were attending Greenville St. School when I attended there as a child and classmate to you,Martha. I remember her being a very caring and patient lady. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time. May God give you His peace and comfort in the days ahead. Ruth Price Hill

Ruth Price Hill Jun 19 2012 12:00 AM

Nellie Jo was a very special lady. She was very dedicated to our Meals On Wheels program. Joe you and the family will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Dianne Hilley Jun 19 2012 12:00 AM

I am sorry to hear of your loss. Please find comfort in John 5;28 that reads; "Marvel not at this, for the hour is coming when all that are in the graves shall hear his voice and come forth."

R Brown Jun 19 2012 12:00 AM