The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


January 2, 2014

Joe Bruton

GREENVILLE — Joe Carl Bruton, 69, of Greenville passed away Dec. 31, 2013, at the Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas. A memorial service will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at New Life Church at Covenant Ranch with Pastor Butch Bruton officiating.  

Visitation will be Saturday at 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.  Coker-Mathews Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Joe was born March 11, 1944, in Greenville to Collin B. (C.B.) and Edith Hagler Bruton. He was retired from Raytheon and was of the Assembly of God faith.

Survivors include a brother, Butch Bruton and wife Darlene of Caddo Mills; sister Colleen Thomas of Caddo Mills; nephews Kevin Thomas and wife Cindy of North Carolina and Monty Bruton and wife Jennifer of Caddo Mills; nieces Kay Tapp and husband Rick of Dallas, Kathy Summers and husband Vic of Caddo Mills and Leslie Crow and husband Chad of Caddo Mills; and several great-nephews and nieces.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, infant brother Kenneth Bradford Bruton, and brother-in-law Kenneth Thomas.

Online condolences may be made at and


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