Geraldine Juanita (Erhart) Brundage, 91, was born Aug. 1, 1922, to Lonnie and Daisy (Smith) Erhart of Kincaid. She passed away into her Lord’s loving arms on Saturday, June 28, 2014, in Nixa, Mo.
She is survived by two children, daughter, Bonnie Hendrix and her husband, Larry; a son, Dave Brundage and his wife, Sandy; and her precious grandchildren, Tonia Pendergrast, Chancey Pendergrast, Dominic Ross, Toby Brundage, Alexandria Brundage, Ethan Brundage, Tim (Cynthia) Hendrix, Tim Lee Hendrix, Andrew Hendrix, Shelby Hendrix, Debbie Brewster, and Rusty Cummings. Geraldine is preceded in death by her beloved husband, Jutt, and her parents.
Geraldine enjoyed wood crafting, quilt making, crafts, church work and cooking. She was a homemaker most of her life, taking care of her children until they were grown, then worked as a cook at Gas City School District.
Services for Geraldine were today at the Church of the Nazarene in Nixa, Mo. She will be laid to rest next to her husband this afternoon at 4 o’clock in Kincaid Cemetery, Kincaid. Pastor Gary Swearengin will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Nixa Nazarene Mission Fund in Geraldine’s memory.
Arrangements are under the direction of Walnut Lawn Funeral Home, Ltd. – DeGraffenreid-Wood-Crematory, Springfield, Mo.
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