Former Senator and owner of Siverbird Group, Mr. Ben Murray Bruce has lost his wife, Evelyn to the cold hands of cancer. He announced the demise on his twitter handle.
He said, “I’m broken. Just lost my beautiful wife to cancer. She was my best friend for 43 years and my wife for 41 years. Cancer is real, but it shouldn’t be a death sentence – awareness and early detection and treatment are key to survival. I miss her so so much. I’m broken.
“Our children are devastated, I am too. But I have to be strong for them. Please put our family in your prayers. Like the sun, my wife was a blessing and touched the lives of everyone she met. Though she’s gone, she’d remain alive in our hearts forever.”
The 67-year-old Evelyn was battling cancer before her death.
The family in a statement on Friday confirmed her death.
The statement read: “We sadly announce the passing away of Evelyn Murray-Bruce
“Born on August 22rd 1953 in Valdosta GA, USA, she passed away due to a protracted illness on March 20th 2020 in Valdosta GA, USA.
“She was a loving wife and mother. To her friends, she was very loyal. She was full of laughter and Joy. You could always count on her for wise advice. She often puts others before herself. She was always a humble country girl.
“She will be buried in a private ceremony in her home town of Valdosta.
The deceased is survived by her husband Ben Murray-Bruce and children: Jonathan, Jasmine, Jared and Cody.