Bruce, Jackie

BRUCE, Jackie Lavon

Jackie Lavon Bruce, 86, of Jonesboro, Georgia passed away on September 18, 2022 following a long life devoted to family and community. "Jack," as he was known to those in his life, was born to James and Louise Bruce, in Atlanta, Georgia in 1936. Throughout his years, Jack was known as a devoted and loving father, husband, and friend. Jack's family and faith community were central pillars of his life. Jack was preceded in death by his son, Jackie; daughter, Angela; stepson, Mitchell; and great-granddaughter, Payden. Jack is survived by his wife, Mary; his daughters, Theresa (Dan), Cheryl (James), Anita; and stepson, Brian (Beth); and many wonderful grandchildren and great-grandchildren. A memorial celebrating Jack's life and legacy will be held at the First Baptist Church Jonesboro on Friday, September 23, 2022.