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Carolyn Elise (Wyatt) Bruner

April 22, 1932 ~ June 3, 2020 (age 88)


Services for Carolyn Elise (Wyatt) Bruner, 88, will be held at 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at the First Baptist Church of Stephenville, with Dr. Ken May officiating.

Carolyn was born in Marshall, Texas to Dr. C.A. and Carrie (Allen) Wyatt. She was doted on by six older siblings. She graduated from Texas Women’s University with a degree in music education. She taught elementary music and private piano lessons for many years. She married Dwain Bruner on December 27, 1956 in Marshall, Texas.

Carolyn was a member of the First Baptist Church of Stephenville since 1969, where she served in all areas of the music ministry for 50 years. She loved and served Jesus with her music throughout her entire life. She was an amazing mother, wife, active member of her church, and a leader in her community. She was her husbands’ greatest supporter and encourager. Carolyn was loved and respected by everyone who knew her. She was a 50-year member and served in many leadership positions of the Stephenville Study Club. The women in this club were very special to her and she served them well.

Carolyn is survived by her husband, Dwain Bruner; her daughter, Gwyn Elise (Bruner) Schneck, and husband, Jeff, of Dublin, TX, her son, Greg Dwain Bruner, and wife, Lynda, of Stephenville, TX; grandchildren, Megan (Schneck) Beiswenger, and husband, Jared, of Fredericksburg, VA, Courtney (Bruner) Eads, and husband, Jeremy, of Prosper, TX, Amanda Schneck, of Dallas, TX, and Kyle Bruner, and wife Sarah, of Richardson, TX; great grandchildren, Gianna and Felicity Beiswenger, Jett and Karis Eads; sister-in-law, Lynda Bruner of Hillsboro, Texas; several nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

Due to the current COVID-19 health precautions, there will not be a family visitation time, but a viewing will be available on Tuesday at the Lacy Funeral Home Chapel. During the Wednesday funeral services, out of respect for the family and specifically Mr. Bruner, you are encouraged to wear a mask, observe social distancing guidelines, and refrain from hugging or shaking hands. Services will be streamed on and FBC Stephenville's Facebook page.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:

First Baptist Church

334 West Green

Stephenville, Tx 76401


Tarleton State University-- Tarleton Foundation, Inc. Dwain and Carolyn Bruner Endowed Scholarship Fund

Box T-0950

Stephenville, TX 76402


Howard Payne University Office of Advancement---Dwain and Carolyn Bruner Endowed Scholarship

PO Box 2369

Brownwood, Tx 76804


Baylor University---Dwain and Carolyn Bruner Golden Wave Band Endowed Scholarship Fund

One Bear Place #97026

Waco, Texas 76798-7026


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June 9, 2020

9:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Lacy Funeral Home
1380 N Harbin Dr. /P.O. Box 863
Stephenville, TX 76401

Funeral Service
June 10, 2020

1:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Stephenville

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