92 year old Wilburn Braswell of Smithville died Saturday at NHC Healthcare Center in Smithville. He was a farmer, nurseryman, and a member of the Smithville First Baptist Church. A graveside service will be held Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Freddy Curtis will officiate. He was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Braswell; his parents, Matthew Allan and Minnie Lafever Braswell; brothers, Vallas, Lloyd, Clarence, Vestal, Gerald, M.A. and Jewell Braswell; and a sister, Lillie Mae Braswell Cantrell. Survivors include a son, W.C. Braswell, Jr. of Smithville. A brother, Maurice and his wife Elsie Braswell of Smithville. Three grandchildren, John and his wife Melissa Braswell and Heath Braswell all of Nashville, and Holly and her husband Phillip Hendrix of Smithville. Great grandchildren, Holden and Grayson Hendrix of Smithville. Jakeb Braswell of Nashville, and Victoria Cantrell of Tampa, Florida. The family requests that donations be made to the Smithville First Baptist Church Building Fund, in lieu of flowers. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Aug 6 2006