Barbara Braswell

Obituary of Barbara Lynn Herren Braswell

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Funeral services for Barbara Lynn Herren Braswell, age 70, of Waco, Georgia, will be held on Monday, December 11, 2023, at 2:00 PM EST at Herren’s Grove Baptist Church in Woodland, Alabama, with Rev. Ricky Shirley, Keith Webb, and Randy Kittle officiating.  Burial will follow in the adjoining cemetery with Benefield Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 PM EST on Sunday, December 10, 2023.  Mrs. Braswell will lie in state at the church for one hour prior to services beginning on Monday.

Mrs. Braswell passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at Higgins General Hospital in Bremen, Georgia.

Survivors include: one daughter, Kimberly D. Richards of Waco, GA; one son, Donnie Dewayne Braswell of Temple, GA; and two sisters, Shirley Keaton of Roopville, GA, and Florence Kittle (Joe) of Temple, GA.

Pallbearers will be Chris Ledbetter, Kregg Webb, Mike Herren, Rob Kittle, Ricky Morris, and Scott Knowles.

Born in Bowdon, Georgia on February 6, 1953, Mrs. Braswell is the daughter of Robert G. and Leona Dye Herren of Woodland, Alabama.  She was Baptist by faith and her mission in life was to put a smile on people’s faces.  She enjoyed her retirement years working as a manager for a gold mining operation in the North Georgia area.  Mrs. Braswell was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jimmy Duane Braswell; daughter, Stacy Michele Richards; and three sisters and two brothers.

Memorials may be floral. 



5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sunday, December 10, 2023
Benefield Funeral Home
17624 Highway 431
Wedowee, Alabama, United States
All times are Eastern

Funeral services

2:00 pm
Monday, December 11, 2023
Herren's Grove Baptist Church
19486 County Road 82
Woodland, Alabama, United States
All times are Eastern time


Herren's Grove Baptist Cemetery
19486 County Road 82
Woodland, Alabama, United States
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