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Mary Elizabeth Burrell Bruner

Mary Elizabeth Burrell Bruner, age 69, of Brandenburg, KY, passed away Sunday, September 20, 2020, at her residence.

Mary was born November 24, 1950, in Battletown, KY to the late Virgil Elton and Juanita Kathleen Crecelius Burrell. Her three brothers: Verliet, Clifford, and Doug Burrell and sister, Edna Virginia Burrell also preceded her in death.

Mary retired as a bus driver with the Meade County School System with over 30 years of service. She also worked for Farm Bureau Insurance in Brandenburg for over 10 years. Mary was a member of Cold Spring Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years. She loved an adventure, zip-lining, and cruises, and traveled as often as she could. She enjoyed gardening and landscaping as well. Mary was an excellent mom, loved her family; especially her grand and great-grandchildren. She was a great listener and friend and will be missed by many people and families she helped during her lifetime.

She is survived by her loving husband, Kenny Bruner of Brandenburg; children: Crystal (Adam) Deane and Cassie (Anthony Brown) Basham and bonus mom to Cindy (Jimmy) McCreery and Tammy (Eugene) Brown; brother, Jerry Burrell of Louisville, KY; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held Thursday, September 24, 2020, at 11:00 AM EDT from the Cold Spring Baptist Church in Battletown, KY with burial to follow in Marve Bennett Cemetery in Battletown.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 23, 2020, from 4:00 – 8:00 PM EDT from the Chapel of Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home and Thursday after 9:00 AM at Cold Spring Baptist Church.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Cold Spring Baptist Church, PO Box 50, Battletown, KY 40104, or to the Mt. Hope Cemetery, 24 Foxboro Road, Brandenburg, KY 40108.

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