78 year old James E. Braswell of Smithville died Wednesday at his residence. He was a member of the Smithville Church of God. The funeral will be Friday at 4:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Visitation will be Thursday from 10:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Braswell was preceded in death by his wife, Joann Braswell; parents, Lloyd and Lillian Braswell; a brother, Truman Braswell; and a sister, Ellen Young. He is survived by five sons, David and wife Brenda Braswell of Church Hill; Jerry and wife Carolyn Braswell of Dibrell; Randy Braswell of Smithville; Johnny and wife Maria Braswell of Antioch; and Michael Braswell of Smithville. Four daughters, Lisa and husband Terry Pease of Smithville; Teresa and husband Brad Long of Cookeville; Stephanie Vanatta of Smithville; and Kelsey Braswell of Smithville. Grandchildren, Crystal, Holly, Chris, and Justin Braswell, Shondra Smith, Skylar, Tiffany, and Hannah Pease, Kayla and Bradley Long, Debbie Luna, Gary Hale, Brent Estes, and Kim Roller, and Jimmy Pirtle. Great grandchildren, Gavin Braswell, Isaac and Ian Smith, Jordan Roller, Missha Taylor, McKynsie Roller, and Ryan Taylor. One brother, Charles and wife Elizabeth Braswell of Ringgold, Georgia. Special friends, Garry and Chrissy Young, Debra Anderson, Jim Sexton, and Caris Hospice nurses and caregivers. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.