“DJ” Dean Allen Bruner Jr., Obit

Wood Co. Cemeteries of TX

Submitted by Elaine Bay Nall & Patricia Nall

Rains County Leader
Feb 15, 2005

“DJ” Dean Allen Bruner, Jr.
Funeral services for “DJ” Dean Allen Bruner Jr., were held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, at Lake Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Arlis Banks officiating. Burial was in Yantis Cemetery under direction of Lowe Funeral Home of Quitman.  Pallbearers were Jeremy Goss, Tyrell McKinney, Ryan Glenn, Billy Stullenburger, Jarred McLarry, and Chase Rushing. Honorary Pallbearers were Paul Bruner, Adam Owen, Justin Flowers and Joshua Flowers.  Mr. Bruner died Feb. 11 in Quitman. He was born October 6, 1983, in Franklin, Pennsylvania, to Dean Allen Bruner Sr. and Donna Sue Bruner of Yantis.  He attended Paris Junior College on a drama department Scholarship and was stage manager for 2002 Yantis High School state champions in “One Act Play.” He also coached two years for the Yantis Little Dribblers. He lived all his life in Wood County, was a member of White Oak Baptist Church of Yantis, and was active with the youth group.   Mr. Bruner is survived by paternal grandparents Gene and Connie Bruner of Yantis; paternal grandfather Dennis Thompson of Van; maternal grandmother Evelyn Sue Dike of Ben Wheeler; his parents; two brothers, Rodney Wayne Bruner and Dalton Joel Bruner of Yantis; numerous aunts; uncles; and a host of friends.  He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother Peggy Flowers Thompson and maternal grandfather Leslie Don Teel.