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Rupert Lay Braswell
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1896
Birdsville
Livingston County
Kentucky, USA
Death: 1937
Paducah
McCracken County
Kentucky, USA

Rupert L. Braswell, I.E. Conductor, succumbs at Hospital

Rupert L. Braswell, 43, Illinois Central conductor who had been in the employ of the company for 20 years, died at 1:45 a.m. today at the I.C. hospital here.

Mr. Braswell was a member of the St. Francis de Sales Catholic church and the Holy Name society. The St. Vincent de Paul society will meet at the residence at 1904 Clay st. at 7 pm for prayer services.

Surviving Mr. Braswell are his widow Mary; a daughter Mary Aline, a sister, Mrs. Joe Green, all of Paducah; two brothers, Tommy Braswell, St. Louis and Richard Braswell, Sledell, La., and five half-brothers, Courtney, St. Louis, Harry, Detroit; Ruel, Evansville and Millard and Walter Braswell, Paducah.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Thursday at the St. Francis de Sales church, with the Father Albert Thompson officiating. Burial will be in Mr. Carmel cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Pat H. Ryan, C.A.Henning, Winfred Hough, Houston Sherrill, W.A. Boyd and U.B. Higdon. The body will be at the residence until the funeral hour.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Elijah Thomas Braswell (1858 - 1934)
  Julia Chrischany Lay - Braswell (1859 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary I. Jarboe Braswell (1894 - 1980)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Aline Braswell Ward (1924 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Naomi Julia Braswell Green (1882 - 1973)*
  Ernest Earl Braswell (1887 - 1937)*
  James Ward Braswell (1889 - 1919)*
  Verdia Lynn Braswell Payne (1892 - 1937)*
  Rupert Lay Braswell (1896 - 1937)
  Courtney Lowrey Braswell (1902 - 1963)**
  Harry Braswell (1903 - 1962)**
  Freddie Millard Braswell (1904 - 1986)**
  Walter Hibbs Braswell (1908 - 1990)**
  Ruel Goodloe Braswell (1910 - 1974)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Paducah
McCracken County
Kentucky, USA
 
Created by: Karen Braswell
Record added: Jul 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39935647
Rupert Lay Braswell
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Rupert Lay Braswell
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"We do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who have fallen asleep in Jes...(Read more)
- Pam H
 Added: Oct. 21, 2012
 
 
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