Janice Wilkins Brunson
April 26, 1928 – April 5, 2018
April 26, 1928 – April 5, 2018 Janice Wilkins Brunson passed away on April 5, 2018 in her new-found home of New Orleans, Louisiana surrounded by those she loved. She spent 89 years on earth as a loving wife, mother, sister, and grandmother. Janice was born in Laurel, Mississippi and later moved to Mobile, Alabama, where she graduated from Murphy High School in 1946. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Minnie Lee Wilkins. She is survived by her adoring husband of 70 years, Charles S. Brunson, Jr., who knew he found his soulmate after spotting Janice on her family’s porch as a young teenager. After exchanging countless letters while Charles was stationed overseas during World War II, they were married on February 2, 1948. Janice’s most treasured role was as a mother to her two children, Charles Michael Brunson (Katherine) and Lisa Brunson McCaffrey (Douglas), who both survive her. Janice is also survived by her brother Ted Wilkins (Stella); six grandchildren, Tommy Brunson, Robert Brunson, Quincy Brunson Ingle, Colleen McCaffrey, Anna McCaffrey, and Caroline McCaffrey; and four great grandchildren. There will be a Chapel service at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, at Pine Crest Funeral Home on Dauphin Island Parkway.