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John Henry Bruton

February 23, 1938 ~ February 18, 2016 (age 77)
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Message from David Earl Anderson
March 4, 2016 12:03 PM

Johnny and I grew up and lived in the same neighborhood for years. We enjoyed the company of each other. We participated in basketball (he played center), football (he played end and could really catch the ball). Haven't seen him since our school years and I regret that. Sorry Johnny, rest in peace my friend.
Message from Lou Floy Milligan
February 28, 2016 3:24 PM

To the family and friends of Johnny: May the Holy Spirit comfort you now. May you think of the good times and smile. Through the years Johnny's circle and my circle did not cross often....who has time for anyone anymore?????As a Tabor City teen-ager, I thought that Johnny was especially handsome. In 2004, I was with my husband at Mcleod Hospital in Florence. At lunch time I started to the cafeteria for lunch , and discovered that all our money, cards, checks were in my pocket book still sitting on the table at home. My husband did not want me to look for someone from home that could loan me a few dollars, Johnny was in the next room, visiting a friend; and when I mentioned money, both took out money and offered it to me. I took $5 from Johnny and enjoyed lunch and later paid him back. I should have paid him interest or a tip. My husband said, " Why did you not borrow more?" Wednesday, when I was leaving the doctor's office in Tabor City, I saw him across the room. I wanted to go over and speak to him, but rushed out to go by the drug store. But we did grin and wave at each other. God be with you! Lou Floy Milligan
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A candle was lit by Rosemary Waldron Sheppard on February 23, 2016 10:47 AM
Message from Louise Floyd
February 22, 2016 7:34 PM

Thinking of family members at this time .
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A candle was lit by Belle Bruton on February 22, 2016 10:34 AM
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A candle was lit by Kimberly Ward on February 21, 2016 9:54 AM
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A candle was lit by Lorrie Lancaster on February 20, 2016 10:34 AM
Message from martha tyler
February 20, 2016 10:04 AM

Sallie, Scottie, Frankie and family, May God bless and keep you in the days ahead. Our prayers and thoughts are with you now and always. If you need us or there is anything that we can do, do not hesitate to let us know. Love, Winston(Pa) and Martha (NaNa)
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A candle was lit by Dinah Harrelson on February 19, 2016 2:39 PM
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A candle was lit by Lynwood Gore, Knoxville, TN on February 19, 2016 12:12 PM
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A BASKET GARDEN was sent on February 19, 2016

Aunt Sallie, you and your family will remain in our thoughts and prayers, with love, Kenny and Denise Boyd

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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on February 19, 2016

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A candle was lit by Krystal Gregory on February 18, 2016 11:22 PM
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