Emily Joe Bruce was born January 11, 1944 in Denton, Ga. to the late Janie Clinton Dove and Joe Raleigh Palmer.
Mickey, as she was affectionately known, received her formal education from the public school systems of Kinston, N.C. an d Hazlehurst ,Georgia where she graduated from Hazlehurst High School with honors in 1962.
She was a longtime and faithful member of Tallahassee Missionary Baptist Church in Hazlehurst ,Ga. where she was a member of the senior choir and service in other capacities at the church.
She departed this life on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 in Lumber City, Georgia after an illness.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Ellis James Wright Sr of Baxley; two sons, Rex Bruce (leslie) of Tampa, Fl., and Koree Bruce of Kapolei, Hawaii; a daughters, Jocelyn Bruce Bogan (Stephen) of Knoxville, Tn. :step daughters, Amanda Wright Bragg (Trenton) and April Wright; a step son, Ellis Wright Jr.; twelve grandchildren; four great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Graveside service will be held Thursday August 20, 2020 at 11 a.m. in Hall-Wilcox Cemetery in Jeff Davis County, Ga. with Rev. Henry Hall bring words of comfort Public visitation will be held Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at Fluker funeral Home 985 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross, Ga
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