News Death Notice

BRAZELTON, Sr., Pastor Eric L. 73, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, November 23, 2012. He was born in Huntsville, Alabama on October 22, 1939 to parents Henry and Thelma (Bibles) Brazelton. Eric graduated from Fairmont High School in Dayton. He married Linda Marie Hamiel on March 12, 1960. Mr. Brazelton served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War. After the military he started school to be an electrician, but a calling lead him to the ministry. After three years at the Pensacola Bible Institute, the Lord brought him back to Ohio and the Miltonville Baptist Church where he served for 40 years. Mr. Brazelton is survived by his wife, Linda Brazelton; son, Eric (Sharon) Brazelton Jr.; brother, Bill (Charlotte) Brazelton; sisters, Carol (Jim) Richardson, Virginia (Murray) Ross and grandson, Shane Brazelton; granddaughter, Taylor-Morgan Brazelton; great granddaughter, LayLa Sorrell. Eric was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Ernie Williams. Funeral Service will be held Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Miltonville Baptist Church, 4475 Elk Creek Rd., Middletown with Assistant Pastor Jesse Combs officiating. Visitation will be Wednesday from 5:00 - 8:00 pm and Thursday prior to the service from 12:00 - 1:00 pm at Miltonville Baptist Church. Interment will be at Miltonville Cemetery with military honors by the Middletown Combined Honor Guard. Memorial donations may be made to Miltonville Baptist Church, 4475 Elk Creek Rd. Middletown, OH 45042. Please sign the guest book online at

Published in Journal-News on Nov. 26, 2012