Mr. D.T. Braxton
Mr. D. T. Braxton of Dothan, AL passed away Tuesday, March 10, 2009 while staying with his son in Pensacola, FL. He was 90.
Funeral services will be 11 am Saturday, March 14, 2009 at Sorrells Funeral Home Chapel in Slocomb with Reverend Bobby Skipper officiating. Burial will follow in Memory Hill Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home directing. The family will receive friends at the funeral home beginning at 10 and continuing until service time. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, 18732 State Hwy. 52, Columbia, AL 36319.
Mr. Braxton was born October 12, 1918 in Geneva County, AL to the late Fess (Big Daddy) and Alberta (Big Mama) Braxton. During life he was a farmer in Hartford, Sheriff of Geneva County from 1959 until 1971, and a jailer with Houston County. D.T. was a very loved and respected member of his community and church family at Mt. Zion Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Louise Braxton; two sons: Steve Braxton and Johnny Engelbert; one brother, John Braxton.
Survivors include one son, Jody Braxton (Stacy), Pensacola, FL; two daughters, Janice Williams (Dick), Williams, OR and Pam Moore, Birmingham, AL; daughters-in-law: Nancy Braxton Hornsby (Danny) and Tanya Daveo (Michael), Boise, ID; two sisters: Hilda Harris and Mary Skarb; six grandchildren: Lily Catherine Braxton, Brandy Hughes (Charlie), Julie Braxton Palmer (Aaron), Joy Engelbert, Amy Bowers (Judd), Holley Warren; and seven great-grandchildren who will miss his love and wisdom in their lives.
Hilda Braxton Harris
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