Austin Braswell

Published 7:37 pm Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Austin Braswell passed away on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. He was 79.

He was born in Wisner, Louisiana, in 1939, but has lived in Mississippi for a while.

Austin is preceded in death by his parents Lizzie Earls Braswell and Justin Alonza Braswell; infant sons Austin, Jr. and Dayerl Ray Braswell; son Terry L. Braswell ; brother Hiraim “Son” Braswell; sisters Margaret Earls and Edith Barlow.

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He is survived by his wife, Mary Evelyn Braswell, his three sons, Ronald Braswell, Kevin Braswell, and Henry Graham (Nancy); his brother, John Earl Braswell; and his sister Mamie Bamburg; and daughter-in-law Nancy Braswell.

A visitation will be held at Glenwood Funeral Home on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 28, 10 a.m. at Glenwood. Burial will follow at Holly Grove Baptist Cemetery in Wisner, Louisiana.

Case Braswell and Jerry Grantl will be officiating the service.

Pallbearers will be Jaden Braswell, Ronny Braswell, Kevin Braswell, Danny Earls, David Fussuell, and Curt Fussuell. Honorary pallbearers will be D. J. Fussuell and Todd Kennedy.