Earldeen Merritt Brunson

April 10, 2019

Earldeen Merritt Brunson was born December 20, 1930 in Baker, Florida to Earl and Inez Mount Merritt. She lived in the Baker/Milligan area until moving to Pensacola in 1959. Earldeen was retired from Chemstrand/Monsanto, where she worked as a spool operator. She was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church. She loved gospel music, her Sunday School class, and working in her yard, but most of all she loved her family. Earldeen died April 6, 2019.

She was married to Daniel J. Brunson, also of Baker, for 53 years, until he died in 2003. She was also predeceased by three of her siblings: Carzie White, Joyce Troyer, and Donnie Proctor.

Earldeen is survived by a sister: Orpha Swilley, of Pensacola, and a brother: Winston (Marie) Merritt, of Baker. She is also survived by her 4 children: Reva (Cliff) Godwin of DeFuniak Springs, Dan Brunson of Pace, Karen (Pat) Mobley of Pensacola, Linda (Curtis) Salzer of Walnut Hill; 11 Grandchildren: Tisha Godwin Hurst, Janel Brunson Patterson, Dan Godwin, Jason Brunson, James Godwin, Kiera Mobley Wallace, Steven Godwin, Kimberly Mobley, Tamara Mobley McDonald, Cody Parker, Steven Hessler; 20 great-grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

She will be missed, especially at our family gatherings which she so enjoyed.

A service celebrating her life will be Thursday, April 11, 2019, 2 p.m. at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North with a time of visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Reverends Pat Mobley, Joel McDonald, and Adam Wallace will officiate.


One Response to “Earldeen Merritt Brunson”

  1. Bernie D Silcox on April 25th, 2019 5:00 pm

    So sorry to here about this Dan.I see you not near enough Last year I missed my first Pow-Wow in 24 yrs. Since my Beloved friend Sam Proctor passes away in 2016,I have been morning.And only this year went to Poarch Pow-Wow to see His son David.I pray all is well with you my dear friend.Im glad you had your mom for a good many years.Please Contact me on FB….Burnie Silcox….Merretv & Mekusape for you & family…

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