Martha's Story

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Martha Geraldine Bruns, 85, of Chickasha, Oklahoma, was called home by the Lord on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Geraldine was born July 22, 1931 in Cave City, Arkansas to George and Cora (Stout) Johnson. She traveled with her dad, preaching the word to many. Geraldine married Benjamin Bruns on October 30, 1954. Ben was in the construction industry and together they traveled many miles. They moved to the Anadarko area in the 80's and she opened up a ceramic shop. People would come from all around the county to mold and buy her ceramics. In 2009 she moved to Chickasha where she made her home. Her hobbies included planting flower gardens and vegetable gardens. She was a member of the Middleberg Baptist Church in Blanchard, Oklahoma.
Geraldine is survived by her adopted family, Sandra and Steve Grodecki along with her many friends at the Chickasha Senior Living Center.
Geraldine is preceded in death by her husband, Benjamin in 2003 and her son, Perry Bruns in 2013.
Graveside services will be Monday, May 8, 2017 at 11:00 A.M. at the Ft. Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, Oklahoma. Pastor Esten Leonard will officiate. Services are under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Anadarko, Oklahoma.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Middleberg Baptist Church Building Fund at 2341 Old Highway 62, Blanchard, OK 73010.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.smithfuneralservices.com
Published on May 5, 2017
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