|Birth: ||May 29, 1927|
|Death: ||Oct. 20, 2004|
Funeral services for Willis Thomas "Rod" Brasfield, 77, of Pocahontas, who died Wednesday, Oct. 20, at St. Bernard's Medical Center, have been scheduled for 2 p.m. today at McNabb Funeral Home.
Melvin Shelton will officiate, and burial will follow in Randolph Memorial Gardens with military honors by members of the Promberger-Traw Post No. 4556.
Active pallbearers will include Rodney Brasfield, Robert Brasfield, Adam Brasfield, Boyd Kincade, Steve Schultz and Mike Dunn.
Honorary pallbearers will include Herb Turner, Melvin Shelton, Joe VanHorn, Lloyd Carlew, Hank McNabb, Bill Holobaugh, Phil Smith, Chris Jenkins and Jerry Broyles.
He was salesman for KAS potato chips and was a member of Shannon Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Pauline Virginia Curtwright Brasfield of Pocahontas; two sons, Bob Brasfield and Gene Brasfield, both of Jonesboro; two daughters, Bonnie Kincade of Little Rock and Tammy Brasfield of Pocahontas; three brothers, Jimmy Brasfield, Jay Brasfield and Omer Brasfield, all of Michigan; two sisters, Beatrice Orr of Morehouse, Mo., and Milda Rae of Arkansas; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Thomas and Minnie Purser Brasfield, and two sisters.
Pauline Virginia Curtwright Brasfield (1929 - 2009)*
Gene Brasfield (1949 - 2012)*
Randolph Memorial Gardens
Created by: Frank Benson
Record added: Oct 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9688692