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Minnie Bruce
Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home
Minnie Bruce

Minnie Bruce, of Covington, passed away Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, at the age of 85. Mrs. Bruce was a longtime resident of the Almon Community where she was a member of Almon Baptist Church for over 70 years, and president of the Almon Ladies Club. She was very charitable and selfless, always sharing her love with her family and friends through her wonderful southern cooking, baking, and birthday cards. Mrs. Bruce will be remembered as a proud and loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, Hoyt O’Neal Bruce, Sr.; sisters, Martha Jones, Dianne Benke; brothers, Terry Skinner, Robert Skinner, Bill Skinner. 

She is survived by her daughter, Tonya Fuller (Jamie); sons, Hoyt Bruce, Jr. (Kim), Mark Bruce (Cathy), Scott Bruce (Carla), Ricky Bruce (Renee); 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; sister, Kathy Owens (Teddy); brother, Roger Skinner; as well as several nieces and nephews. 

A Funeral Service for Mrs. Bruce was held Friday, Feb. 25, 2022, 2 p.m., at Almon Baptist Church, 122 Almon Road, in Covington, with Pastor Ricky Bruce, Mr. Mitch Bruce, Mr. Matt Bruce, and Pastor Jay Singleton officiating. Interment followed in Lawnwood Memorial Park, in Covington. Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at or to Georgia Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries, Inc., at 

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