January 8, 1930 ~ March 15, 2007

Born in: Madison County, NC,
Resided in: Leicester, NC

Earl “Bruce” Tweed, 77, of 125 Piney Mountain Road, Leicester, died Thursday, March 15, 2007, at Hospice Solace Center. A native of Madison County, he was a son of the late, E.J. and Maggie Payne Tweed. Mr. Tweed was a retired truck driver for Bonitz Insulation and farmer. He was also a founding member and deacon of Community Chapel Missionary Baptist Church. A wonderful and loving husband, dad and papaw, he is survived by his wife of 57 years, Viola King Tweed; daughter, Earlene Ball and husband Michael of Leicester; son, Ellery Bruce Tweed and wife Doris of Leicester; grandchildren, Tina, Daniel, Dana and husband Chad, Jennifer and husband Kevin; great-grandchildren, Jordan, Gracie, Jay, DJ and Audrey. Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Sunday at Community Chapel Missionary Baptist Church with the Revs. Harold Cable and Ervin Nash officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. His family will receive friends from 7:00-8:30 pm Saturday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.

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  1. Seek for the joy that remains in the memories of Bruce and know that your loss is Heaven’s gain.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers. May your fond memories of Bruce be of comfort to you during this difficult time.


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