John Bruner

John Wallace Bruner

Picayune, MS

John Wallace Bruner, 65, of Picayune, left this earth unexpectedly Sunday, March 17, 2013, but with his family close by his side. A celebration of life ceremony will be held Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 12:00pm at Tickfaw Boopalu's on the Tickfaw River.

Mr. Bruner was a building contractor and part owner of Custom Built Enclosures, and a member of First Baptist Church of Hattiesburg.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Wallace L. Bruner and Mary Nell Brooks Bruner, and his loving wife, Mary Ann Robinson Bruner.

Mr. Bruner leaves behind his sister, Elaine Bruner Hill and her husband Henry "Foots"; two step daughters, Michele Faraone Dellinger and husband Bart, Lauren Faraone and James McGuigan; and three grandchildren, Benjamin, Brennon, and Gianna, nephews Scott Hill and wife Karen, Scott and Andrew Solis; nieces Caroline and Spencer Filko, and Carol Solis; sister-in-law, Fran and her husband Wayne Solis.

John is deeply missed by his family and many friends, but we take comfort in knowing he is finally home with his Lord, parents and wife. We love you Papa John!


Published in the Hattiesburg American on Mar. 31, 2013