63 year old Larry Don Bratten of Liberty died Saturday at his residence. He was a member of the Salem Baptist Church and owner of the Liberty Machine Company. The funeral will be Tuesday at 4:00 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church. Don Hicks and Mark Wade will officiate and burial will be in Salem Cemetery. Visitation will be Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday from noon until the service at 4:00 p.m. All visitation will be at the church. He was preceded in death by his mother, Anna Ruth Robinson Bratten. Survivors include two children, J.D. Bratten and companion Mollie Hendrixson of Liberty and Mary Ann and husband Dwayne Blair of Florida. A grandson, Gabriel Blair of Florida. Father, Frank Ray Bratten of Smithville. A sister, Trisha Hicks of Virginia. His children's mother, Charlotte Bratten of Readyville. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.
Larry Don Bratten
Aug 11 2012