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 Catherine <I>McKeown</I> Braid

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Catherine McKeown Braid

  • Birth 12 Aug 1919
  • Death 16 Feb 2011 Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 65785901

Mrs. Catherine McKeown Braid
McKeown's Florist

Augusta, GA – Entered into rest Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at Windemere-Golden Living, Mrs. Catherine McKeown Braid, 91, wife of the late William Henry Braid, Sr.

Mrs. Braid was a native and lifelong resident of Augusta. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. McKeown. Mrs. Braid, a graduate of Tubman High School, continued her education at Junior College and Hurst Business College. After graduating she began her career in accounting at Sears Roebuck, but after World War II operated the family owned flower shop, McKeown's Florist, which was in business for over 150 years. Mrs. Braid was a member of St. James United Methodist Church, serving over the years as secretary and Chairperson of the Administrative Board, President of the Sunshine Club, member of the Wesleyan Service Guild, United Methodist Women, District Secretary, and was Church Historian. She was a member of the Emma Lester Bible Class at St. James. She will always be remembered by family and friends as a servant of Jesus.

Family members include her son, William H. Braid, Jr. of Augusta; grandchildren: William H. Braid III, Leah Salazar; three great-grandchildren: Travis Salazar, Kyle Salazar, William Carson Braid; sister, Dorothy Wallace of Augusta; sister-in-law, Marion McKeown of Augusta; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, February 19, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at Westover Memorial Park with Rev. Sandra Leightner and Rev. Linda Birchall officiating. Honorary Escorts will be members of the Emma Lester Bible Class and the Beckum Bible Class.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M.. at Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Rd., Augusta, GA 30907 (706) 364-8484. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com



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  • Created by: Bill Waters
  • Added: 17 Feb 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 65785901
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Catherine McKeown Braid (12 Aug 1919–16 Feb 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 65785901, citing Westover Memorial Park, Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Bill Waters (contributor 46846521) .