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BRASFIELD James Donald[1]
Male 1925 - 2006

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  • Birth  13 Sep 1925  Smithville, Monroe, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Name  Don G Brasfield  [2
    Residence  1990  Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died  24 Jan 2006  Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I36110  Brasfield-Brassfield Genealogies
    Last Modified  17 Feb 2015 
     
    Father  BRASFIELD James Paul,   b. 18 Sep 1906, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Feb 1983, Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  CROUCH Cora Reatha,   b. 23 Sep 1905,   d. 10 May 1970, Aberdeen, Monroe, Mississippi, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F13808  Group Sheet
     
    Family 1  Living 
    Family ID  F11578  Group Sheet
     
    Family 2  Living 
    Children 
    >1. Living
    Family ID  F11577  Group Sheet
     
  • Notes 
    • ABERDEEN - Retired U.S. Marine Corps LTC Don Brasfield, 80, died Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, at his home in Aberdeen after a long illness. He was born Sept. 13, 1925, in Smithville to James Paul Brasfield and Cora Crouch Brasfield, who preceded him in death. He was a lifelong resident of Monroe County and a graduate of Smithville High School. He joined the U.S. Marines in October 1943. He saw action in Saigon, Tinian and Okinawa, followed by 90 days of occupation duty in North China. After being discharged in 1946, he joined the National Guard, serving until 1986. In later years he was assigned as deputy commander of the 2nd Brigade of the State Defense Force.

      In civilian life he retired in 1988 from Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp. at Hamilton, where he was personnel manager. After that, he served two-and-a-half years of the unexpired term of a deceased Justice Court judge. He was mayor of Aberdeen in 1991-1996.

      Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at River Bend Baptist Church with Dr. Roy McHenry and Dr. Eldridge Fleming officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Oddfellows Rest Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements.

      Survivors include his wife, Doris Waycaster Brasfield of Aberdeen; one son, Craig Brasfield and wife, Cheryl, of Jackson; one sister, Nell Williams and husband, J.W., of Jackson; one brother, Dane Brasfield and wife, Joyce, of Aberdeen; one granddaughter, Georgia; one grandson, Paul; nieces and nephews.

      Pallbearers will be Herman Hester, Locke Stockton, James Burrows, Harry Stewart, Arnold Richardson and Kelly Tucker.

      Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Men's Sunday School Class at River Bend Baptist Church, Sonny Long, Ralph Bradley and Clyde Hampton.

      Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home. The body will lie in state at the church from 10 a.m. to service time Thursday.

      In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi Inc., 16 Northtown Drive, Suite 100, Jackson, MS 39211-3058; or a charity of the donor's choice.
     
  • Sources 
    1. [S188] U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006, National Cemetery Administration, (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;), Database online..
      Record for James Donald Brasfield

    2. [S327] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2010;), Database online..
      Record for Don G Brasfield