James L. "Jimmy" Braun, Sr.
November 25, 1934 ~ March 17, 2013
James L. "Jimmy" Braun, Sr., 78, of Biloxi went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Mr. Braun was a native and lifelong resident of Biloxi. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy , serving during the Korean War. Mr. Braun retired as a letter carrier from the U.S. Postal Service. He was a member of Nativity B.V.M. Cathedral, a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge and a member of U.S.S. St. Paul Association.
Mr. Braun is preceded in death by his daughters, Lana Marie Braun and Gina Braun Wilson; his parents, Russell and Louise (Ruiz) Braun; his grandson, Christopher Ryan Braun; his brother, Jay Braun; and his daughter-in-law, Kaye Braun.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Yvonne Braun; his daughter, Danielle Braun; his sons, James "Jimmy" Braun, Glenn Braun and David Braun; his sisters, Judy Diaz; his brother, Bobby (Linda) Braun; nine grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers donations be made to Nativity B.V.M. Cathedral, St. Vincent de Paul, 870 Howard Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530 or to
, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Nativity B.V.M. Cathedral on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. Friends may visit from 10:00 a.m. until mass time. Interment will follow at Biloxi National Cemetery.
The Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com
Published in The Sun Herald on March 19, 2013