Saturday, September 19, 2020, at 1:00 PM, at STEWART &CALHOUN FUNERAL HOME, 529 W. Thornton St., Akron, OH 44307. Interment at Glendale Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to 1288 Superior Ave., Akron, OH 44307.
Saturday, September 19, 2020, at 12:00 noon until time of service.
Alice M. Brunson, 76, was called to glory on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at home surrounded by her family. Alice was born in Barberton to the late Ulyssee and Willie Bell (Wise) Mitchell on July 15, 1944. She received Jesus Christ as her savior at a very early age. Alice graduated from Central-Hower High School and shortly thereafter became a nurse’s aide. She married Willie Brunson Sr. on January 3, 1966, and from this union, they brought forth six children. She was a wonderful, beautiful, loving, caring mother, sister, wife, aunt, and friend. She loved spending time with family and friends. She loved to cook, shop, entertain, and just live. She will be forever missed by all who have ever known her. Special thank you to her caregivers Dominic Smith and Gwen Lidge.
She was preceded in death by her parents; step-father, Tommy Wise, husband, Willie James Brunson, Sr.; brothers, Ronald Mitchell, Burney Mitchell, Henry Mitchell; brothers-in-law, Paul Brunson and Edward Brunson of Houston, Texas, T.J Brunson and Clarence Miller; mother and father-in-law, PJ and Virginia L. Brunson; sisters, Eva Mae Mitchell, Elaine Mitchell, Linda Jones, and Debra Goss; sisters-in-law, Ertha Miller, Ann Garrett, and Janet Brunson.
She is survived by her children, Bonnie Brunson, Donna Brunson, Maschell Brunson, Tyrone Brunson, Alice Brunson, and Willie Brunson, Jr.; grandchildren, Jennifer (Justin) Powell, Deonte, Leroy (Angela) Norris, Donniqua, James Clancy Jr, Eric (Tamera), Antoine Norris, Davonte, Kenya Hayes, Kenny Hayes, Ty’Quwan, Jacqueline Murph, Tyrese, Gavin Thomas, Da’Meer Blackwell, Mike Morale, Montana Trice, Jasmine, Nathaniel, 21 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild; siblings, Delores Mitchell, Leroy (Sharon) Mitchell, Rev. Mark Tony (Barbara) Ward, James V. Mitchell, Peggy (Kevin Head), Dyan Howard; in-laws, Ethel Brunson, Gladys Wimberly, Walter (Dorothy) Brunson, Mary Brunson, Letitia Brunson, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.