Cathy Jean Bruce, daughter of the late Wesley Johnson and Shirley Peeveyhouse McEntire, was born on July 24, 1953, in Cairo, Ill., and died at her daughter's residence in Herculaneum on Friday, Jan. 8, 2010, at the age of 56.
Mrs. Bruce was an office manager for Senior Healthcare Solutions in Dexter, attended Morehouse Pentecostal Church in Morehouse and a resident of Dexter, formerly of Sikeston.
On June 24, 1989, she was united in marriage to Don Bruce in Bloomfield. Mr. Bruce survives of the home in Dexter.
Other survivors include four daughters, Tracy Rodgers and Leslie Robertson both of Sikeston, Lisa Chamberlain of Herculaneum, and Tonya Simpson of Bloomfield; one step-son, Jeff Hobson of Bloomfield; two brothers, Wesley Johnson of Bear, Del., and Jeff McEntire of Sikeston; one sister, Christie Richards of Sikeston; two cousins, Bill Morgan of Fruitland and Bobby Morgan of Dexter; also sixteen grandchildren.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, baby Johnny; and one brother, Roger McEntire.
Visitation will be held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10 and on Monday, Jan. 11 2010.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Arnold Mangus officiating.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery at Bloomfield.