AMERICUS — Mr. Shelbon “Termite” Brunson age 78 of 212 Earl Street Americus died at his residence Saturday morning August 30, 2008. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday September 2, 2008 at Faith Baptist Church Rev. Damon Fountain officiating, burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers are; Brandon McCord, Jamie McCord, Cody Bivins, Chris Brunson, Marion Buchanan and Rick Harrison. All truck drivers are asked to serve as honorary pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday evening September 1, 2008 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and at other times the family residence 212 Earl Street.
Mr. Brunson was born August 25, 1930 in Coffee County, AL. the son of the late Orbie Brunson and Hattie Baker Brunson. He was a truck driver retired after twenty eight years with Gulf Oil Company and BP. He drove his own truck for ten years. Mr. Brunson was a faithful member of Faith Baptist Church.
Mr. Brunson is survived by his beloved wife Bobbie Brunson of Americus, two daughters and a son-in-law; Patty Brunson McCord and James of Americus and Betty Jean Brunson also of Americus. Two sons and daughters-in-law; Michael Brunson and Janice of Americus and Eddie Brunson and Angie also of Americus; a sister and brother-in-law; Frances McClain and Hubert of Enterprise, AL.; two brothers and a sister-in-law; Jimmy Brunson and Linda of Columbia, AL. and Wilson Brunson of Florida. Also surviving is nine grandchildren three great grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers family request Memorial Contributions be made to a charity of ones choice. Aldridge Funeral Services 612 Rees Park is in charge of these arrangements.