NASHVILLE - Carole Moore Braswell, age 72, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 4, 2013. Born in Johnston County on March 18, 1941, she was the daughter of the late Herman Edward Moore Sr. and Mary Helen Rose Moore. She was also preceded in death by her son, John Braswell, and four brothers.
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A loving wife, mother and grandmother, she dedicated her life to the care and nurturing of her family. She was a 20 year Breast Cancer Survivor and a dedicated advocate to the Nash County Relay for Life for many years. Her hobbies included sewing, gardening and crafting. She was a loving caregiver to her special needs granddaughter.
She leaves behind her devoted husband of 55 years, Hershal H. Braswell; daughters, Tina Braswell Morse and husband Tom of Birmingham AL and Debi Braswell Moss and husband Scott of Nashville NC; sons, Alan Braswell and wife Sandy of Newport NC and Danny Braswell and wife Kresta of Palm Coast FL; grandchildren, Chris, Eric, Leelynn, Lynnlee, Thomas, Matthew, Maggie, Courtney, Kyle, Patrick, and Joe; and great-grandchildren, Caleb and Kyrstyn. She will also be remembered by her three sisters, Anne, Lois and Martha; and one brother, Bobby.
The family will receive friends and relatives at Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home from 11:00am to 12:30pm Saturday prior to the graveside service. A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm Saturday, December 7, 2013 in the Mausoleum of Rocky Mount Memorial Park with Rev. Michael Cloer and Rev. Rufus Massengil officiating.
Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Friends of Hospice of Nash General, 2460 Curtis Ellis Drive, Rocky Mount NC 27804.
The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to Friends of Hospice of Nash General for the care and support shown to Carole over the last weeks.
Arrangements entrusted to Wheeler and Woodlief Funeral Home, 1130 N. Winstead Avenue, Rocky Mount NC 27804. You may share memories and condolences with the family by visiting www.wheelerwoodlief.com.
Published in Rocky Mount Telegram on Dec. 6, 2013