Ernest Mitchell Braswell

Ernest Mitchell Braswell, 79, of Grenada, died at UAB Medical Center in Birmingham, Ala., on Sunday, February 3.  

Visitation was from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. at Oliver Funeral Home and service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6, at Poplar Springs Baptist Church Cemetery near Kilmichael.  

Pallbearers were Todd Melton, Lee Worsham, Michael Sanford, Ryan Melton, Bradley Sanford, and Taylor Worsham.  Honorary pallbearer was Jeremy Braswell.

Mr. Braswell was born to Malvis Ernest "Ben" and Willie Mae Harkins Braswell on January 15, 1940, in Poplar Creek.  He was the former owner of Goodyear Tire and Appliance in Grenada and served in the Mississippi Army National Guard.  Mr. Braswell was a Mason and a member of Poplar Springs Baptist Church.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy Braswell of Grenada; three daughters, Sherry Worsham (Lee) of Grenada, Cindy Sanford (Michael) of Grenada, and Tina Melton (Todd) of Saltillo; sister, Peggy Black of Atlanta, Georgia; brother, Dewey Lane Braswell (Sue) of Clinton; three grandchildren, Taylor Worsham (Kelsey), Bradley Sanford, and Ryan Melton; and one great-grandson, Bryson Worsham.

 

Oliver Funeral Home of Winona (www.ofhwinona.com) handled the arrangements.

Obituaries

Willie B. Carter, 84, passed away at her residence in Pearl on July 3, 2019.