Walter Russell Braswell

Published 4:07 pm Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Walter Russell Braswell, 86, of Atmore, passed away on Oct. 1, 2020 in Mobile.

Walter Braswell (right)

He was born on March 20, 1934 in Jefferson County, Fla. to the late Jeff David and Bertha Lee Robinson Braswell.

He served in the United States Army and was a member of New Home Church in Poarch.

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He is preceded in death by his parents; and his siblings, William David Braswell, Virginia Goodreau, Daisy Lee Givens, Mae Robertson and Arthur Ray Braswell.

He is survived by his son, Wayne Russell (Kelly) Braswell of Little Rock, Ark.; his daughters, Cathy (Jed) Dukes of Atmore, Elaine (Chuck) Bender of Marianna, Fla. and Carol Lynn (Rick) Appel of Texas; his brother, James (Shirley) Braswell of Pensacola, Fla.; his sisters, Mary Frances Powers of Richmond, Va., Irene (Bob) Waldow of Keystone Heights, Fla. and Betty Ruth (John) Hudson of Greenville, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held today, Wed., Oct. 14, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Atmore Memorial Chapel in Atmore with Bro. Steve Breceda officiating.   Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Atmore with Military Honors.

Active pallbearers will be Rowdy Boyte, Keith Philips, Greg Cueto, Dustin Hall, Cecil Corey and Chad Johnson.

For the safety of you and others, a facial mask is requested by the family.

Atmore Memorial Chapel is in charge of all arrangements.