Marks Mortuary - Wood River Illinois

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Nancy Leona Bruce, 81, passed away 2:30 a.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018 at her daughter's home.

Born in Alton on November 1, 1936, she was the daughter of William "Luther" and Maudie (Tuggle) Cox.

She had worked in the new accounts division of Godfrey State Bank before retiring.

On September 19, 1959, she married Paul Bruce.  He preceded in death in 1999.

Surviving are a son, Chris (Nancy) Bruce of Godfrey; daughters, Paulette Sumpter of East Alton, Sue Bruce and Amy Storey both of Bethalto; five grandchildren, Nichole and Katelyn Sumpter, Kortney Storey, Lindsey and Lawson Bruce; and two great grandchildren, Landon Storey, James Christian Oliver.

Her parents; husband; three brothers, Eugene, Clarence and Laville Cox; and three sisters, Bernice Mouser, Lou Cox and Wilma Aldridge preceded in death.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March 2 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.  Rev. Gregory Denton will officiate.

Interment will be in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.