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Doris Bruce

May 30, 1935 — March 25, 2024

Mrs. Bruce died Monday, March 25 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. She was 88.

A lifelong resident of West Point, she was born May 30, 1935, to Mr. And Mrs. R.C. Steadman. She first worked with West Point Manufacturing Co. but spent the majority of her career in insurance working for Kyle Chandler Insurance Agency, later Galloway Chandler McKinney in West Point. 

She is survived by her daughter, Stacy Bruce Hays (Joey) of West Point; sons Clark Bruce (Donna) and Layne Bruce of Madison; grandchildren Thomas Hays and Mary Helon Hays of West Point and Clark Hays (Emily) of Brandon; and great grandson William Hays of Brandon. She is also survived by a number of close nieces and nephews all of whom she loved as her own.  

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Roy “Spanky” Bruce; her brothers Robert C. "Bobby" Steadman, Malcolm "Mac" Steadman, and Charles "Charlie" Steadman, sisters Jeanette Steadman Pyle and Katherine Steadman Davis, all of West Point, and her mother-in-law, Helon "Honey" Bruce.

Pallbearers are Thomas Hays, Clark Hays, Steve Pyle, Larry Steadman, Mike Steadman, and Kale Pierce, Honorary pallbearers are Bruce Wooten, Shawn Pyle, and Shannon Pyle, Dr. Robert Evans, Dr. Rush Peace, her neighbor Bob Wyman, and her Friendly Fellowship Sunday School Class. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to First United Methodist Church of West Point PO Box 293 West Point, MS 39773 or the West Point Clay County Animal Shelter 5122 Old Tibbee Rd West Point, MS 39773, where she adopted her best friend, Ellie the tuxedo cat, in 2010. 

Services will be Thursday at 11 a.m. Thursday March 28, 2024 at First United Methodist Church with Dr. Darian Tennyson officiating. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service. A private family burial will be held in Greenwood City Cemetery. Robinson Funeral Home of West Point is in charge of arrangements. 
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Visitation

Thursday, March 28, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am

First United Methodist Church

E Broad St, West Point, MS 39773

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Thursday, March 28, 2024

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