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Mary Ruth Brunson Jarriel

Mary Ruth Brunson Jarriel
  • September 27, 1925 - September 18, 2018
  • James Island, South Carolina
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  • ALS Association South Carolina Chapter
    7499 Parklane Road, Suite 144
    Columbia, SD 29223

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“So sorry to hear about Aunt Mary. She will be missed. ”
1 of 2 | Posted by: Betsy and Dan King - Edenton, NC

“Prayers and love for your entire family. ”
2 of 2 | Posted by: Judy LeBlanc - Hillsborough, NC


Mary Ruth Brunson Jarriel, 92, of James Island, South Carolina, widow of Woodrow Wilson Jarriel entered into eternal rest Tuesday, September 18, 2018. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 20, 2018 in The First Baptist Church of Charleston, 48 Meeting Street at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends in the church from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the service. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL.

Mary was born September 27, 1925 in Averill, Allendale County, South Carolina, daughter of the late Kelly Maxwell Brunson, Sr., and Annie Louise Creech Disher. She was a retired Medical Claims Insurance Specialist working many years with Blue Cross Blue Shield and several doctor's offices. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Charleston where she was formerly very active in many church activities. Mary enjoyed sewing, and baking. She was an excellent cook, and also loved gardening.

She is survived by her two daughters, Pamela J. Demas (Ted) of Hillsborough, NC, and Donna J. Parrish (Sim) of James Island, SC; daughter-in-law, Linda B. Jarriel of Johns Island, SC; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; two brothers, Julian "Pete" Brunson (Bobbie) of Varnville, SC, and Kelly "Max" Maxwell Brunson, Jr., (Sandy) of Hampton, SC; sister, Myrna B. Wilson of Fairfax, SC. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by her son, George Wayne Jarriel, Sr., grandson, Theodore "Tad" John Demas, Jr., and three brothers, Robert Marion Brunson, Samuel Franklin Brunson, and George Byron Brunson.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Alzheimer's Association SC Chapter, 2090 Executive Hall Road, Suite 130, Charleston, SC, 29407 or to the ALS Association South Carolina Chapter,7499 Parklane Road, Suite 144. Columbia, SC 29223.

A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com.

Upcoming Funeral Services

Saturday, October 20
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First Baptist Church of Charleston

48 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-3896


Saturday, October 20
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First Baptist Church of Charleston

48 Meeting Street Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 722-3896



Saturday, October 20    3799397 3896069 20181020T000000

Live Oak Memorial Gardens

3093 Ashley River Road Charleston, SC 29416