Collier-Butler Funeral Home

824 Rainbow Drive, Gadsden, AL


Martha Nix Brackett

February 22, 1937September 29, 2019

Mrs. Martha Nix Brackett, 82, of Southside, AL left us on Sunday, September 29, 2019, while surrounded by her girls to be with her Lord and her beloved husband, Charles. Memorial Services will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at Collier-Butler Funeral Chapel with Eulogy being given by Pat Thomas. There will be no graveside service. Collier-Butler Funeral Home will direct. Mrs. Brackett was a 1955 graduate of Emma Sansom High School and attended GSCC. She was a member of Dwight Baptist Church, the Emma Sansom Half Century Club, and the “I Grew Up In Alabama City Club.” She was active in state and local politics and touched the lives of many young people as a substitute teacher. Her proudest accomplishment was that of a wife, mother and homemaker. Her husband of 62 years preceded her in death, Charles “Red” Brackett. Survivors include her daughters, Lisa Brackett and Wendy Miller; granddaughter, Allison (Ricky) Churchill; great granddaughters, Molly and Brynn Woodside; sisters, Dolores Parsons, Birmingham and Frances Stone, Auburn; nephews, Butch Pritchett, Robin Stone, Johnny Pritchett and Michael Stone. Honorary Pallbearers are Pat Thomas, Claude Manderson, Jerry Foster, Larry Wester, Tim Campbell and Earl Hicks. The family extends a special thank you to Becky Campbell and Dot Elrod. Thank you to Amedysis Home Health and Hospice. When you see wild flowers take a moment to remember her, she will love that. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.


  • Charles "Red" Brackett, Preceded in death by her husband of 62 years
  • Lisa Brackett, Daughter
  • Wendy Miller, Daughter
  • Allison (Ricky) Churchill, Granddaughter
  • Molly Woodside, Great Granddaughter
  • Brynn Woodside, Great Granddaughter
  • Dolores Parsons, Sister
  • Frances Stone, Sister
  • Butch Pritchett, Nephew
  • Robin Stone, Nephew
  • Johnny Pritchett, Nephew
  • Michael Stone, Nephew

  • Pat Thomas, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Claude Manderson, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jerry Foster, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Larry Wester, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Tim Campbell, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Earl Hicks, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Memorial Visitation Thursday, October 3, 2019
  • Memorial Celebration of Life Friday, October 4, 2019


Martha Nix Brackett

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euclid bullock

October 5, 2019

Our thoughts & prayers are with Martha's Family. We have know her since we were friends & neighbors on Collier St. She was a special lady & will be missed.

Euclid & Don Bullock

Karen Brown

October 1, 2019

Lisa, your Mom was so special and loving. We were all blessed knowing her. I’m glad she’s at peace. Love you!