In Memory of Mary Lucinda Brungardt

Mary Lucinda Brungardt

  • Birth Date: June 17, 1966
  • Death Date: November 25, 2017


Mary Lucinda Brungardt, 51, of Sallisaw peacefully entered into eternal rest on Saturday, November 25, 2017. Mary was born on June 17, 1966 in Abilene, Kansas to Donald Williams formerly of Sallisaw.

Although Mary’s life here on earth seemed to be so short, she left a huge impact on the lives of those fortunate to know her. Her beautiful smile and contagious laugh will live on forever in the hearts of her friends and loved ones left behind.

Mary grew up in Salina St. Joseph’s Children’s Home in Salina, Kansas and later moved to Sallisaw where she attended the workshop at People Inc. from 2000-2014. After leaving People Inc., Mary made her new home at Sequoyah Manor Nursing Home where she remained until her passing.

Mary was a Baptist and a long-time member of Hanson Baptist Church where she was active in being a church camp sponsor each summer and helping out in Vacation Bible School each year. Mary loved her church, especially all the children.

Mary was preceded in death by:

Her Father, Don Williams on September 22, 2003 and her Grandparents, Kenneth Kay Anderson and Mary Josephine Anderson.

Mary leaves to mourn her passing:

3 Sisters: Donna Williams, Ellen Williams and Donna Kay Brown

3 Nephews: PJ Emmett, Joshua Emmett and Jimmy Fant

2 Nieces: Mary Beth Wright and Samantha Fant

2 Great-Nephews: Ethan O’Kelly and Leeland Emmett

2 Great-Nieces: Kendall O’Kelly and Miranda Schweiss

2 “Chosen” sisters: Kristi Smith and Darra Young

A host of friends at People Inc. and Sequoyah Manor Nursing Home

A Celebration of Mary’s life will be held on Friday, December 1st, 2017 at 2pm at Forever Memories Funeral Home. Bro. Bob Pittman will be officiating the celebration.

Message from Darra Young

Mary you will be dearly missed as you already are. You didn't lose your fight. You won it and received the grand prize, your mansion over the hilltop! Thanks for the many years of friendship. Love you!

Message from Katherine Hunter

Mary you are now one of God's choosend angles. You will be truly missed. I can see that beautiful smile of your's smiling at everyone in heaven and making them laughter with you. You were a great friend and I enjoyed working with you. Your friend Katherine.

Message from Donna Brown

To my sister with the warmest smile ever. You will be missed. Thank you for all the wonderful childhood memories.

Message from Sherry Billingsley

Mary you are so loved and will be missed so very much... You and I became friends at first sight.. it was your big beautiful smile... Such a awesome sweet person inside and out. Love you my friend. My deepest condolences are being sent to the family...
Light up heaven , with your smile!!!

Message from Brea Smith

I had the pleasure of taking care of Mary. She will be missed very much..

Message from Linda Ross

Miss Mary... I will always remember your beautiful smile!!! We’ll meet again!! We will dance together on the streets of heaven.

Message from Lahoma Jones

Mary you had the most contagious laugh. People Inc has not been the same since you moved to Sequoyah Manor. We all missed you but I know your friends there at the nursing home misses you. I hope you know how much we all loved you and you will be greatly missed here on earth. I know Heaven got even sweeter when you arrive. Live up now with Jesus and forever your eternal home. Glad you was a part of my life.

Message from Donna williams

You will never know just how much I love you. We had slot of good times together growing up. You touched so many lives that will be forever changed because of you. I know your in peace now and no longer in pain. I love you Mary Lou your always in my heart

Message from Linda S Glenn

A smile that could light the night! A heart
as big as the moon! Faith as far as the
Galaxy! Love for others, infinity and beyond!! You will be remembered and
missed,but we shall meet again! The tears I cry are not because you are in a lovely Blest land but tears for myself
for the loss of a friend!

Message from Carmen Coy

Dearest Mary, This is not a good bye, this is a see you in Glory land!! Until then you have a beautiful time listening to the angels singing and long walks with your loved ones ..long talks with our Heavenly father!! you have a way of making people smile and laugh even when they did not feel like it, that was your are loved by many and will be truly missed ....see you in Glory my sweet Friend {Revelations 21:4}

Message from Diana Poindexter

You will be missed my sweet lady. Your smile made my day. I was so blessed to have got to meet you. Love you and till we meet again.

Message from Amber Jordan

Mary I will miss u with all my heart, but I know ur not n pain nomore, but I loved u since I started working at people inc. I always talked 2 u, and sometimes I had a good friend and u will always b looking down on ur friends cause ur n heaven with Jesus and angels, I will always think about u being my best friend, u will b missed rest n peace mary?

Message from John Tautfest

Mary is now with the Lord and doesn't have anymore worries or cares! Blessings to the family and may God's grace shine upon all in her family and at People Inc.

Message from Rosalie Allen

Mary you will forever missed ,

Message from Charlotte fain

I loved you so and even though you have gone. You will be in are hearts for ever to come. Love your smile and heart big as the world its hard not to cry. But i know that god has gained one Angle that will be very missed here on earth. So until we meet again wate for me good friend. I will meet you on the streets of gold. ???? you rip.