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Mildred Elizabeth "Pinky" Braswell Blackwell -Braswell
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Birth: Aug. 12, 1914
Anson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 3, 2008
Anson County
North Carolina, USA

Mrs. Mildred Blackwell Braswell
School Teacher
Obit from Charlotte Observer 05-04-2008
Mildred Blackwell Braswell
WADESBORO -- Mrs. Braswell, 93, died Saturday, May 3, 2008 at her family home place, where she was also born.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 5, 2008 in the Chapel of Leavitt Funeral Home with Rev. Betsy Herron officiating. The interment will follow in Anson Memorial Park. The family will greet friends at the funeral home beginning at 1:00 p.m. until time for the service and other times at the home.
Mildred was born in Anson County, NC August 12, 1914 daughter of the late Elizabeth Ratliff and Charles Hamer Braswell. She was a life long member of Bethel United Methodist Church, where she served as church organist until her death and was active in the United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Craighead Wade Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
She was a graduate of Wadesboro High School, received her Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Education from High Point College and later her Master's Degree in Education from Western Carolina University. Her teaching career began at Peachland Elementary School and later moving to Morven Elementary School. After teaching at Morven for a number of years, she became the Principal there and retired with more than 40 years with the Anson County School System.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, G.B. Blackwell, and Guy Edward Braswell and by her brothers, Charles H. and H. Bryant Braswell.
Surviving are her nephews and nieces, Betty Ann Braswell Still of Kings Mountain, NC, Bryant Braswell, Jr. and wife, Frieda of Wadesboro, Mary Braswell Mooney and husband, Chuck of Raleigh, NC and Bill Braswell and wife, Linda of Salisbury, NC; and six great nieces and nephews and their families.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bethel United Methodist Church, c/o Melinda Hatok, P.O. Box 911, Wadesboro, NC 28170.
The arrangements are in care of Leavitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at
Published in the Charlotte Observer on 5/4/2008.

Obit on line Leavitt Funeral Home
Family links: 
  Charles H Braswell (1870 - 1940)
  Elizabeth Hamer Ratliff Braswell (1870 - 1948)
  Gillam Benjamin Blackwell (1897 - 1971)
  Guy Edward Braswell (1908 - 2001)
  Charles Hamer Braswell (1906 - 1972)*
  Hiram Bryant Braswell (1908 - 1992)*
  Mildred Elizabeth Braswell Blackwell -Braswell (1914 - 2008)
*Calculated relationship
Anson Memorial Park
Anson County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Braswell Family
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Record added: Jul 23, 2008
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