Judy Ann Brunson

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Wife, mother, sister, daughter, aunt, grandmother, great-grandmother and dear friend, Judy Ann Bankhead Brunson died Aug. 22, 2014. She was born Feb. 11, 1943 in Moab, Utah, to Lloyd Maurice Bankhead and Lillian Irene Bailey. She married her sweetheart, Kent LaMar Brunson, on April 10, 1970, in the Salt Lake Temple. Together, they raised five children: Kent L. (Karen) Brunson, Jr., Shawn D. (Jenn) Brunson, Andrea L. Brunson, Marche L. (Steve) Bergen, and Jared W. (Colleen) Brunson.

Judy resided in the Oracle and San Manuel, Arizona community since 1974.  She was a faithful and diligent member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Over the years she served in Primary, as a Cub Scout leader, secretary in the Relief Society, and as Compassionate Service Leader, to name just a few. She was also devoted to her family. Although the majority of her life was spent at home raising her children, she had also worked as a PBX Operator at Primary Children’s Medical Center, a Lab Tech, Nurse’s Aide, AVON Sales Representative, and as a Ticket Sales Agent for the Utah Theater.

Judy is survived by her Eternal Companion; their five children; 16 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren, with a third on the way; and sister, Madonna Jean (Verl) Solt. She is preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Joseph Lloyd Bankhead.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, 11 a.m. at McDougal Funeral Home, 4330 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville, Utah where viewings will be held Friday, 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, 10-10:45 a.m.  Condolences may be posted at www.mcdougalfuneralhomes.com.

Staff (1719 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    The Oatman Massacre

    12 hours ago
    by

    O n Feb. 18, 1851 a covered wagon climbed the steep bank rising above the Gila River. On board the covered wagon were Royce and Mary Oatman as well as their seven


    Superior Chamber sponsors fourth annual Prickly Pear Festival

    12 hours ago
    by

    The Superior Chamber of Commerce is planning its Fourth Annual Prickly Pear Festival for Saturday, Aug.


    Manuel Ramirez named principal at JFK Elementary

    July 28th, 2015
    by

    Superior Sun There’s a new man at the helm of the John F. Kennedy Elementary School in Superior.


    Copper Alliance hosting summer pie social

    July 28th, 2015
    by

    The Superior Copper Alliance is hosting a pie social this Friday, July 31, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the home of Bill and Nancy Vogler, located at 502 Church St.


  • Stories Just For You

    Jackie Wayne Mathews

    July 28th, 2015
    by

    Surrounded by his loving wife, his children and close family members Jackie Wayne Mathews went home to be with his Savior on Monday, July 20, 2015 at the age of 76.


    Louis Alejandro Torrez

    July 28th, 2015
    by

    Louis “Bubba Louie” Alejandro Torrez, of Dudleyville, born Sept. 1, 1980 passed away on July 9, 2015 at the age of 34, from health complications.


    William B. Walsh II

    July 28th, 2015
    by

    Sergeant Major William B. Walsh II, USMC retired, was deployed on July 21, 2015, to his final duty station.


    David Ybarra Sr.

    July 21st, 2015
    by

    David Ybarra Sr., 51, of San Tan Valley, AZ passed away on Thursday, July 16, 2015 at Banner Ironwood Medical Center, San Tan Valley, AZ.


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather