Margaret Reed Bruner
Margaret Reed Bruner

January 20, 1921 - April 8, 2017
Resided in Bowling Green, KY


Dr. Margaret Reed Bruner, 96, passed away peacefully on April 7, 2017 after a brief illness. Margaret, also know by many as "Ms B", was born in Lynnville, Tennessee January 20, 1921. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy & Mary Roark Bruner, a sister Nelle Weddington and a niece Mary Margaret Weddington.
Margaret was the Director of Christian Education for the Presbyterian Church USA until moving to Bowling Green where she taught English at Western Kentucky University. She was active in the Presbyterian Church and served faithfully in the Mission program at Little Rock Presbyterian. After retirement from WKU, she taught as a volunteer at Stillman College, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. She attended Brenau University; the University of London, earned a bachelor of science from Middle Tennessee State University, a masters from Peabody College of Education, a masters from McCormick Theological Seminary, and her PhD from Vanderbilt University. She returned to Bowling Green to live with her extended family Mike & Deb Allen Bueker, and to be near her loved ones Dr. Jim & Sara McGinley, Doug & Molly Bates, Consetti & Askalu Kahese, and Betty Lee Ihle. She enjoyed her close friends and church families of the Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green and the Eastminster Presbyterian Church of Madison, TN.
A Celebration of Life will be held at The Street Presbyterian Church in Bowling Green on April 19, 2017 at 1:00 pm with reception following. Interment will be at the Mt Garner Cemetery in Lynnville, Tennessee. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the State Street Presbyterian Church or the Bowling Green Warren County Humane Society in honor of her favorite friend "Tank".
Arrangements have been entrusted to J.C. Kirby & Son Lovers Lane Chapel.






The Presbyterian Church
1003 Sate Street
Bowling Green , KY 42101
Bowling Green-Warren County Humane Society
1924 Louisville Road
Bowling Green, KY 42101
The Humane Society is an independent, non-profit agency contracted by Warren County to operate the animal shelter, which we moved into in 1983. The Humane Society is not a department of city or county government. The city and county own the shelter building. The Humane Society receives funds from city and county governments to operate the shelter. This funding is used to pay for management/employee salaries, utility bills, cleaning supplies/chemicals, euthanasia solution, cat litter, fuel for rescue vehicles and building repairs/maintenance. Humane Society DONATIONS are used to pay for medical care of sick and injured animals, animal cages, incidental supplies such as food/water bowls, dog/cat treats, canned cat/dog food, dog/cat toys, supplies for fund raisers and education/outreach programs. Hill's Pet Products donates dog, cat, kitten and puppy food.The Humane Society's mission is to provide a clean comfortable shelter for homeless, abused, lost and impounded animals of our community; to place as many of these animals as possible in loving and responsible homes and humanely euthanize those not adopted; to investigate complaints of animal abuse/neglect; and to educate the public about responsible care of companion animals, ESPECIALLY SPAY/NEUTER!