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Billy Stephen Braswell
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Billy Stephen Braswell age 59 of Liberty, passed away Saturday evening January 21, 2017 at St. Thomas DeKalb Hospital ER. 


He was born October 28, 1957 to his parents, Billy and Retha Nell Braswell. 


Steve was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, John and Martha Young and paternal grandparents, L.D. and Jennie Lee Braswell Tubb. 


He attended the Dowelltown United Methodist Church and was a Christian.  He was a mechanic and a cabinet maker.  Survivors include 2 children, Quastaia Braswell of Smithville, Aaron Braswell of Lancaster; 2 grandchildren, Kaylee Braswell and Kolby Jacobs; parents, Billy and Retha Nell Braswell of Dowelltown; 4 sisters, Susan Reynolds of Smithville, Becky Thomas (Sam Parker) of Sparta, JoAnn (Tim) Davis of Liberty and Janie (Mark) England of Smithville; long-time special companion, LeAnn Vandergriff of Liberty and her children, Kristin Hutchings and Brittany Vandergriff of Sparta and several nieces and nephews. 


Funeral services were conducted Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at DeKalb Funeral Chapel. Bro. Doug Collins and Bro. Michael Hale officiated with burial to following in DeKalb Cemetery.


Pallbearers; Tim Davis, Mark England, Sam Parker, Nathan Miller, Ken Griffith, Ethan Davis and Eli England.


In addition to flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, in memory of Steve. 




DeKalb Funeral Chapel, Smithville, TN was in charge of the arrangements.






Smithville, TN


February 1, 2017