Educator; genealogist. Born–August 12,¬†1931, Elba. Parents– Fox and Mary (Bailey) Brunson. Married– Nancy Elizabeth Cowart, June 4, 1960. Children– Two. Education– Troy State University, B.S.; Florida State University, master’s degree; qualified for the AA certificate through Auburn University. Served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Principal of Elba High School for three years, then principal of Hillcrest Elementary School in Enterprise after 1961. Served as probate judge of Coffe County. ¬†Organized the Pea River Historical and Genealogical Society. Died June 3, 2007.


Files at Alabama Public Library Service; obituary, The Southeast Sun, June 8, 2007.


A Backward Look; a History of the Brunson Reunion. S.l.; s.n., 1969.

A History of Blanchard and Allied Families. Enterprise, Ala.; s.n., 1970.

A History of the Brunson Family. Enterprise, Ala.; s.n., 1963.

Pea River Logic; Hand Me Downs From Grandpa’s Trunk. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Portal Press, 1986.

Pea River Reflections; Intimate Glimpses of Area Life During Two Centuries. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Portals Press, 1975.


A History of Our Cowart Family. Enterprise, Ala.; s.n., 1967.