Mrs. EllaVee Braswell
Mrs. EllaVee Reagin
Braswell, age 83, of Adrian, died on Monday, February 22, 2021, at her home. Mrs. Braswell was born in Hazlehurst and was a 1955 graduate of Jeff Davis High School. She worked as a bookkeeper at Hazlehurst Manufacturing where she remained until 1980. She then worked in Human Resources at Oxford Manufacturing shirt factory in Vidalia, where she remained until retiring in 2002. She was a member at Mt. Olive Church of the Nazarene, near Adrian, for over 50 years. She was a Prayer Warrior and was involved in the teaching and preparation of young people for Biblical quizzing, participated in Mt. Olive Working Witness Missionary trips to the Philippines, Guyana and Venezuela, attended Cottage Prayer Meetings, Camp Meetings and for many years was involved with Saturday Women’s Afterglow Meetings with her daughter. She was preceded in death by her parents, Carlton Plemon and Lily Mae Christine Dyal Reagin; her siblings, Robert Mervyn Reagin, Daniel Harrison Reagin, Wayne Madison Reagin, Gerrell Alice Reagin Wheeler, Wilma Janice Reagin Varnadoe, Ned Carlyn “Buddy” Reagin, and 2 infants. Survivors include her husband of 58 years, Ronald Braswell, Adrian; her children, Sharon McKenzie (Rick), Nolensville, TN, Dane Braswell, Adrian, Jeffery Braswell, East Dublin, Marsha Hightower Poole (Terry), East Dublin; 8 grandchildren, Christian Tyler McKenzie, Amber Reagin Allen, Caitlin Joyce Kritz, Chase Anthony Braswell, Jordan Leigh Braswell, Lee Hightower, Shane Poole, Nicole Poole; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at 11:00 a.m., at Mt. Olive Church of the Nazarene, with Rev. Jimmy Wright and Rev. L.T. Logue officiating. Interment followed in the Braswell Family Cemetery in Adrian. Pallbearers were Autry Brantley, Mike Soles, Gary McCord, Chase Braswell, Tyler McKenzie, and Jeff Braswell. Doyle Knight and the Mt. Olive Senior Adult Sunday School Class served as honorary pallbearers. Sammons Funeral Home in Soperton was in charge of arrangements.