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Obituary of

George Washington Brashear

1913-1975

[Source: Newspaper clipping, unknown newspaper in Winchester, Franklin Co, TN. See transcriber notes at end of document.]

Obituary reads:

George Brashear, War II Vet, Dies

George Washington Brashear of Winchester, a veteran of World War II, died Wednesday of last in Franklin County Hospital following a brief illness. He was 62.

Services were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at Moore-Cortner Funeral Home. The Rev. Neal Foster officiated. Burial was in Winchester Memorial Park.

Mr. Brashear, a mechanic, was a native of Tennessee. He was born Feb. 22, 1913.

He was the son of Nannie Bolden Brashear Neal and William H. Neal.

Survivors are six daughters, Mrs. Charlene Norton, Lexington, Ky., Mrs. Mary Blackburn, Albuquerque, N.M., Mrs. Diane Faye Cox, Misses Gail and Debbie Ann Brashear and Mrs. Georgia Wade, all of California; three sons, James, David and Charles Brashear, California; a brother, Ed Brashear, Winchester, and a half-brother, Horace Neal, Phoenix, Ariz.

 

TRANSCRIBER NOTES:

Transcribed from a newspaper clipping found amongst the papers belonging to my grandmother, Jessie Velma (Durham) Bolden Womack.

Handwritten on the obituary is: Aunt Nannie Neals son. Winchester Paper Sept 25-75.

Transcribed on September 6, 2000 by Josephine Anne (Bolden) Pani.

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