Gary M. Braswell, Sr.

Published 10:30 am Thursday, October 17, 2019

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Gary M. Braswell, Sr., 69, of Brinson, Ga., passed away Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 18, 2019 at Ivey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Shelby Summerlin officiating.  Interment will follow at Calvary Assembly of God Church Cemetery with Mitch Comerford, Josh Trawick, Edward Comerford, Dee Humphrey, Bobby Barber, Jr. and Stephen Barber serving as active pallbearers.

The family will receive friends prior to the service, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

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Online visitors may sign the guest register at Memorial contributions may be made to Calvary Assembly of God Church Cemetery Fund, 7194 Braswell-Godby Road, Brinson, Ga. 39825.

Gary Mosley Braswell was born January 17, 1950 in Donalsonville, Ga., the son of Eddie James Braswell and Nora Merkison Braswell. He worked as a maintenance manager for FRM until his retirement. Gary was a member of Calvary Assembly of God Church.

Gary was all about Spring Creek and Seminole State Park. He loved to fish, camp and swim. Blue Hole was his favorite swimming spot on the creek and “The State Park” was where he would water ski. Gary loved home cooked meals and would fight you over a good ham. He was a country boy who loved everything about where he lived.

Survivors include his children, Gary M. Braswell, Jr. and his wife, Jill, of Bainbridge, Ga. and Chad Braswell & Buffy Keene, Brinson, Ga.; his siblings, Milton & Fransana Braswell of Brinson, Ga. and Tommy & Jeannie Braswell of Deland, Fl.; and his grandchildren, Tanner, Tyler and Lauren. In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by his brother, Billy Braswell.