Braswell, William G. "Bill"

Air Force And Marine Veteran Retired From DuPont

Friday, January 18, 2013
William Braswell
William Braswell

William G. (“Bill”) Braswell, 81, of Hixson, died on Thursday, January 17, 2013.  

He was the son of the late Troy and Kathryne Braswell. Bill was a devoted husband and father. He left as a legacy to his family that a person’s worth is measured, not by what he has, but by whom he is, to whom he belongs, and by his integrity, good character, and deep commitment to God, family, and country.

Bill was a veteran, serving as Staff Sergeant in the United States Air Force and the United States Marines.  He was retired from DuPont and loved to golf, bowl, and watch the Tennessee Vols.  He was a member of Clear Creek church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 31 years, Dean Braswell.

He is survived by his daughter, Terri Braswell Gilbert (Tim) of Ooltewah; son, William Bradley Braswell, Sr. (Melissa) of Ooltewah; five grandchildren, Bailey and Delaney Gilbert and Bradley, Blake and Briggs Braswell; two brothers, Charles Braswell of Knoxville, and James Braswell of Marietta, GA; two sisters, Marilyn Hestle of Franklin, TN, and Frances McNeil of Brentwood, TN; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 4-8 p.m. at the North Chapel.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, Jan. 20, at 2 p.m. at the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with Minister Joey Davis officiating.  Interment will be in Hamilton Memorial Gardens Cemetery with nephews, Danny Braswell and Tim Hestle and friends, 1SG. Lee Carter, Todd Faulk, Billy Hester, and Lamar Howard serving as active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Jim Berry, J.C. Howard, and Buell Hulsey.

Memorial contributions may be made to Martin-Boyd Christian Home, 6845 Standifer Gap Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421, and United Cerebral Palsy, 1200 9th Avenue North, Suite 110, Nashville, TN 37208.

The family wishes to thank special friends Sarah Patrick and Billy Hester. They also wish to thank Gabriel Petersen with Amara Home Care, Inc. 

Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com.  

Arrangements are by the Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343. 


Ferrel, William "Bill" Peter

William “Bill” Peter Ferrel, 70, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, died on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. He was a longtime resident of Chattanooga, living in Green Acres Trailer Park. He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Naoma Ferrel; sister, Barbara Zimmerman;  brother, Richard Ferrel. He is survived by his sister, Linda Rance, of Cedar Rapids, Ia.; and several ... (click for more)

Hammack, Rheba "Jeri"

Rheba “Jeri” Hammack, 87, of Madison, Tennessee, died on Thursday, July 2, 2015.  She was of the Seventh Day Adventist faith and a leader in the church. She was employed by Moccasin Bend Mental Health Institute for 12 years as a nurse, activity director and artist.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Kenneth Hammack.  She is survived by ... (click for more)

Bain, Edith Roe (Cleveland)

Edith Roe Bain, 87, of Cleveland, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015 at a local nursing facility. Ms. Bain was employed with Sandra Hosiery Mill with 30 plus years of service. She was a member of the New Liberty Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Bain; parents, Rosea Franklin Roe and Bill Roe; sister, Dot Casson; and four brothers, ... (click for more)

Lewis, Lucille (Pikeville)

Lucille Lewis, 101, of Pikeville, Tennessee, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2015, with her family by her side. She was of the Church of God faith and was a charter member of Shady Vale Church of God. Lucille enjoyed making quilts for her family and sewing. Other hobbies were gardening and spending time with her many grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, ... (click for more)

Fuel Spill Shuts Down Westbound Traffic At I-24/Hwy. 27 Split; Multiple Vehicles Involved In Crash

Chattanooga Police on Saturday morning were at the scene of a traffic crash involving an 18-wheeler at the I-24/Hwy. 27 split in the westbound lanes. At 7:33 p.m., police said I -24 westbound was shut down due to a fuel spill from the crash. E mergency crews were working to clear the roadway. The wreck blocked the freeway for several hours. T raffic was diverted ... (click for more)

Plumbers Bring Complaints To WWTA; Told New Contracts Are Ready

Several plumbers on Thursday brought complaints to a committee of the Hamilton County Water and Wastewater Treatment Authority (WWTA) and got little response other than being told that new contracts are ready. Kay Keefe of Keefe Plumbing said the small number of plumbing companies still participating in the program to repair leaky lines to homes, have long been operating without ... (click for more)