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 Neva Greevi “Aunt Sap” Brasfield

Neva Greevi “Aunt Sap” Brasfield

Birth
Luther, Lake County, Michigan, USA
Death 19 Mar 1980 (aged 91)
Raymondville, Willacy County, Texas, USA
Burial Raymondville, Willacy County, Texas, USA
Plot On Left Side Of Main Entrance Near Flag Pole
Memorial ID 18106 · View Source
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Country Western Entertainer. Born Neva Inez Greevi in Luther, Michigan, she was best remembered for being part of a country comedy duo with her husband Laurence Lemarr Brasfield known as, "Uncle Cyp and Aunt Sap". Beginning in the late 1910s, together they started as a vaudeville act on Broadway. Through 1920s and 1930s, they were featured players with Jess Bisbee's Comedians, a popular touring tent repertory troupe. They continued touring the country through the 1940s and were regulars on The Grand Ole Opry radio show. In 1955, they had their own TV show on ABC's "Ozark Jubilee" and also appeared on "The Ed Sullivan Show" in 1956. After "Ozark Jubilee" canceled in 1960, they toured until couple retired from show business in 1963. She died at 91 in Raymondville, Texas.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 26 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18106
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Neva Greevi “Aunt Sap” Brasfield (14 Mar 1889–19 Mar 1980), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18106, citing Raymondville Memorial Cemetery, Raymondville, Willacy County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .