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Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home

4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR

OBITUARY

Carl Marion Brammer

February 5, 1939November 18, 2019
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Carl M. Brammer, 80, of Van Buren, passed from this life into the next to be with his Savior on Monday, November 18, 2019 in Paris, AR. He was born February 5, 1939 in the 88 Community just north of Rudy to the late Amos Everett and Rebecca Brammer. He was the youngest of nine siblings. He attended Chester and Mountainburg schools. In 1957, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, and retired after a 20-year career serving in both overseas and domestic units during the Vietnam Era and the Cold War. Upon retirement in 1976, he moved his family to Alma. He spent 23 years working at Whirlpool in Fort Smith, making many great friends.

He is survived by the love of his life and wife of nearly 59 years, Bonnie Wood Brammer of the home; two sons, Carlton Brammer of Fayetteville, and Lee Brammer and wife Lori of Van Buren; two sisters, Jean Townley and Yvonne Ellis; a brother, Leon Brammer; and two grandsons, Andrew Brammer and wife Ashley of Nashville, TN, and Luke Brammer of Van Buren.

Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 22, 2019 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow at Mt. McCurry Cemetery in Rudy, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

Pallbearers will be Carlton Brammer, Lee Brammer, and Andrew Brammer.

The family will visit with friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 21, 2019, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, November 21, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, November 22, 2019

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Anne Cristee

November 28, 2019

Praying for comfort for the family today and the days ahead.

Lee Brammer

November 21, 2019

My Dad was the greatest father I could have ever hoped for.
He was the type of man who always helped his family with whatever they needed; we always knew we could call on him for help.

He never met a stranger and I believe all who knew him will remember him for his sense of humor and the enjoyment that he got from being around family and friends.

He was a loving husband to my mother, and a great father to my brother and me.

He got so much enjoyment in life from being with his two grandsons. He and my mother may have spoiled them just a little bit.

Fran Orrick

November 19, 2019

Carl was one of the most honorable and kindness man I’ve ever meet. I was honored to have him as my brother in law. He loved my sister Bonnie so much as she did him. I know his family has many good memories to remember. My prayers and love are with you Lee and Carlton 🙏🏻❤️❤️

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