AIKEN, S.C. - Mr. Elijah MacArthur Brunson, 32, of Lancaster Street, entered into rest June 15, 2008 at his residence. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Mr. Brunson, a native of Aiken County, was a member of Ascending Faith Church Ministries. Survivors include his wife, Jennifer Gunnells Brunson; two sons, Elijah Brunson and Evan Brunson; his parents, Diane Brunson and Elijah Brunson; stepparents, Lumisha and Michael Flemings; six sisters, Patricia (Acie) Brown, Martha (Wayne) Folks, Hephzibah, Ga., Tara Oliphant, Aiken, Sharon (Kevin) Brunson, Jackson, S.C., Tamika (Corey) Watkins, Ridge Spring, S.C., and Sydney Brunson, Augusta; three brothers, Darren (Denise) Brunson, Bennett Morris, Aiken, and Equar (Tiffany) Morris, Augusta; grandparents, Bishop Emmanuel Spearman, Hodges, S.C. and Earthel Mack, Aiken; great-grandmother, Willie B. Parkes, Greenwood, S.C.; father and mother-in-law, Delores Gunnells; a host of other relatives and friends. G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 390 Beaufort Street, Aiken, SC (803) 648-0134.
The Augusta Chronicle-June 18, 2008