Mary Joan  Jenkins-Brunson


Mary Joan Jenkins-Brunson passed away on February 3, 2019, at the age of 90 years.
A native of Elkhart, Texas, Joan graduated Elkhart High School and attended Hillcrest School of Nursing and graduated as the last class of cadet nurses in September 1948. She became certified as a Registered Nurse in the State of Texas in November 1948 and practiced nursing until her retirement as Director of Nursing at Good Shepherd Medical Center in July 1990.
Joan was the only child of Joe Whitfield and Edna Mae Jenkins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Thomas Wallace Brunson.
Joan is survived by her sons: Roy Wallace Brunson and wife Dot; Joe David Brunson and wife Sally; Paul Dean Brunson and wife Belinda; daughter, Mary Clair Brunson-Corley and husband John Wesley; 11 grandchildren and numerous great and great- great grandchildren.
A time of visitation with Joan's family will be held at Lakeview Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 6 to 8 p.m. and graveside service will be held at The Garden of Memories Cemeteries in Elkhart Texas, Friday, February 8, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.
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