Hamilton Funeral Chapel
423 S James Street
Goldsboro, NC 27530
(919) 734-0621


Delmas Lee Braswell

September 15, 1946 - February 4, 2012

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Funeral services for Mr. Delmas Lee Braswell will be held Saturday, February 11, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mark Church of Christ, Goldsboro, NC with Elder Patrick McCoy officiating. Viewing for Mr. Braswell is scheduled for Friday,
2-7 p.m. with the family receiving friends 6-7 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel.

"Grit" affectionately called by family and friends was born in Wayne County, September 15, 1946 to the late Matthew and the late Catherine Dudley Braswell. He married the former Betty Reid and they spent 40 wonderful years together.

Loving memories of "Grit" will be forever cherished by his loving wife, Betty Reid Braswell of the home; three daughters: Angela Braswell of Brooklyn, NY, Devona (Ricky) Reid and Laterri (Anthony) Hall both of Goldsboro, NC; four sons: Delmas Braswell, Jr., Victor Braswell both of Brooklyn, NY, Torrence Johnson of Goldsboro, NC and Arkeem Johnson of the home; one foster daughter, Oteria (Mark) Colbrook of Fayetteville, NC; seven grandchildren, four great grandchildren; three sisters: Carolyn (Coy) Coley, Evelyn (Larry) Lofton, and Ada (Herbert) Suggs, all of Goldsboro, NC; four brothers: Clifton (Debbie) Braswell, Timothy Braswell, Samuel (Terri) Braswell all of Goldsboro, NC and Douglas (Sharon) Braswell of Clayton, NC; one sister-in-law, Shirley Dixon of Goldsboro; three brothers-in-law: Ben (Lois) Reid, Tom (Mary) Reid both of Pikeville, NC and Charles (Aisha) Reid of Queens, NY; three aunts: Annie Mae Cox, Rachel (Johnny) Moore and Marjorie McKinney, all of Goldsboro, NC; one uncle, Hoover Braswell of Goldsboro, NC; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.