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Calvin Lamar Braswell 1916-2005

Calvin Lamar Braswell

MOULTRIE — Calvin Lamar Braswell, 89, of Moultrie died Dec. 6, 2005 at his residence.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Thursday Dec. 8 at Trinity Baptist Church with Dr. Michael Helms officiating. Burial will follow at Pinecrest Memory Garden and Daniel Dunn, Marcus Wells, Hoyt Holland, Cole Robbins, Warren Taylor and Ken Braswell will serve as pallbearers. Born Feb. 10, 1916 in Thomas County, he was the son of the late Hattie Freeman Braswell and Uriah Kindred Braswell. He was the Owner/Operator of Braswell Jewelry Store and retired in 1994. He was a member and former deacon and Sunday School teacher at Trinity Baptist Church in Moultrie. One of the highlights of his life was teaching the Boys’ Sunday School Class. Mr. Braswell was also past Chairman of the Downtown Merchants’ Association. He was preceded in death by brothers, A.J., James, Abel and Dorsey Braswell; and sisters, Rene Suber and Sara Braswell. Survivors include his wife of sixty years, Martha Cline Braswell of Moultrie; sons, Michael Calvin Braswell and wife Susan of Jonesboro, Tenn., Steven Mason Braswell and wife Sue Carol of Donaldsonville, Mark Elam Braswell and wife Lisa of Chocowenity, N.C. and Craig Braswell of Moultrie; brother, Larry Braswell of Moultrie; five grandchildren, Scott, Matt, Laura and Blake Braswell and Kristen Swilley; and two great-grandchildren, Steven and Ethan Swilley.

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