Joe “Peamite” Braswell, Sr.
Funeral services will be held Friday, August 19, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Dr. Michael Davenport officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.
Active Pallbearers will be Joe Braswell, III, Joson Scott, John Torpy, John E. Torpy, Wayne Josey, David Josey.
Honorary Pallbearers will be: Vernon Hargrove, Don Wilson, Herbert Conrad, Rex Williams, Bill Braswell, Randy Reese, Perry Maddox, Morgan Jones, Alvin Josey, Mike McGahee and Roy McGahee.
Other survivors include his sons, Joe Braswell, Jr., and his wife Debbie of North Augusta, SC and Keith Braswell and his wife Sarah of Augusta ; daughter, Lucretia Scott and her husband Wayne of Vidette; seven grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Mr. Braswell was born in Wrens, GA to the late Elmo and Gertrude McGahee Braswell. He was a US Army Korean Conflict veteran and had retired from Southern Natural Gas Company. The family said he was a devoted christian, kind and loving father. He was a member of Pineview Bapitst Church and had served as a deacon at Open Door and Crestview Baptist Churches.
If so desired memorial donations may be made to the Pineview Baptist Church Building Fund 119 Pleasant Home Road Martinez, GA 30907.
The family will receive friends Thursday from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors 2502 Richmond Hill Road, Augusta, Georgia 308906.