OBITUARY

Edward M. Braswell

October 12, 1927June 24, 2021

Edward Mixon Braswell, age 93, of Wilkesboro, NC passed away Thursday, June 24, 2021 at Rose Glen Village in Wilkesboro.

A graveside service will be held 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at Glen Haven Memorial Gardens in Macon, GA with Alan J. Braswell officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the cemetery.

Mr. Braswell was born in Fort Pierce, Florida on October 12, 1927 to Henry Grady Braswell and Celestine Mixon Braswell. When he was two years old, the family moved to Middle Georgia where they finally settled in Macon.

Ed graduated from Lanier High School in Macon in 1945. After attending a local business school, he was employed at Macon’s new container board mill-Georgia Kraft Company. In 1950 he was married to Sara Annette Hooker.

A longtime resident of Macon, he was a faithful member of Tabernacle Baptist Church where he served as Deacon, Finance Chairman, Trustee, and Sunday School Teacher. A man of sterling character, he exhibited a winsome personality, always ready to find a new friend.

After 42 years of service, he was retired from Georgia Kraft Company as Purchasing Agent in 1989. He and Sara left Macon in 2013 to live in Wilkesboro, NC near relatives. They presently are members of Wilkesboro Baptist Church.

He is predeceased by his son, Timothy E. Braswell, a brother, Henry G. Braswell Jr., and a sister Jannis B. Driver.

His devoted surviving family members are: his wife of 70 years, Sara; sons, Alan J. Braswell (Donna), Joel E. Braswell (Lori); daughter, Emily B. Aceituno (Rick); daughter in law, Jennifer S. Braswell; eight grandchildren; nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to express appreciation to Hospice Care at Home and Home Instead for excellent care during his illness. In lieu of flowers, any memorial donations could be directed to Tabernacle Baptist Church, PO Box 28341, Macon, GA 31221 or Wilkesboro Baptist Church, PO Box 61, Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

Visit www.snowsmacon.com to express condolences. Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono has charge of the arrangements.

  • FAMILY

  • His devoted surviving family members are: his wife of 70 years, Sara;sons, Alan J. Braswell (Donna), Joel E. Braswell (Lori);daughter, Emily B. Aceituno (Rick); daughter in law, Jennifer S. Braswell; eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Graveside Service

    Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Memories

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Georgiann Freeman

July 1, 2021

Ed and Sara were a beautiful Godly couple who nurtured many young people who were members of Tabernacle Baptist including me. Sara was my Sunday School teacher for many years and I always remember her sweet and gentle voice and spirit.

Ed always had a wonderful smile on his face. He was a faithful servant of God at home and at Tabernacle. I thank God for him and Sara and for their unselfish service. May Sara and family be surrounded with God's peace and comfort.

Georgiann (Murphy) Freeman, Griffin, GA.

Len & Caroline Woodard

June 29, 2021

A wonderful Christian man. He and Ms. Sara used to pick me up and take me to church when I lived in Jefferson Hills as a kid. A wonderful Christian family. I will always be grateful for their love and kindness.
Ms. Sara, Emily, and family.
May our Lord give you strength and comfort.
We love you.
Len & Caroline Woodard
Thank you and Brother Ed for y’all’s Christian influence in my life.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY