Brookshire Grocery Chairman Emeritus Dies at 81

TYLER, Texas – Services were held here Tuesday for Bruce Glenn Brookshire, chairman emeritus of Brookshire Grocery Co., who died last Friday.

TYLER, Texas – Services were held here Tuesday for Bruce Glenn Brookshire, chairman emeritus of Brookshire Grocery Co., who died last Friday.

His parents, the late W.T. and Louise Brookshire, founded the chain.

In 1950, Bruce Brookshire left the University of Texas in Austin to work alongside his father in the grocery business. There were 10 Brookshire’s Grocery Stores when he joined the compa

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