Emma Ruth Braswell
Emma "Ruth" Braswell, age 86, of Wilmer, AL, passed away April 28, 2014. She was born August 10, 1927 in Stewart, MS, to the late Luther L. Clark and Eulalia Tester Clark.
Ms. Ruth, as she was often referred to as, loved gardening, flowers, taking care of her husband, Dodis, before his death and listening to gospel music.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Dodis Braswell.
Survivors include her beloved children, Larry (Bobbye) Braswell of Wilmer, AL, Joanie Loutzenhiser of Hartsburg, Missouri, Jimmie Braswell of Dawsonville, GA and Jerry (Marsha) Braswell of Pensacola, FL; eight grandchildren, Tory Braswell, Jerry Lee Braswell, Lindsay Bodree, Brittany K. Braswell, Heather K. Stokely, Paul Scott Loutzenhiser, Tina Lynn Kyle and Wendy E. Loutzenhiser; 12 grandchildren; her brother, Leon (Benny) Clark of Hernando, MS; her sisters, Ally Pearl Ewin of Stewart, MS and Louise (Bill) Hall of Memphis, TN.
Funeral services will be Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 11 AM at Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home with Mr. Ernie Brannan officiating. Interment will follow at Pensacola Memorial Gardens with Troy Braswell, Lee Braswell, Rockie Bodree, Mal Brannan, David Clark and Jerry Braswell serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10 AM until the service hour. Condolences may be made to the family at easterngatememorial.com.
Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home of Pensacola has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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Published in Pensacola News Journal on May 2, 2014