Fred Braden

Mr. Fred Braden, 86, of Lynnville died Feb. 16, 2017, at St. Thomas West Hospital in

Mr. Braden was born July 12, 1930, in Culleoka and was a loving son, father and brother. He received his education in Maury County public schools, worked at the mill in Lynnville for 12 years or more and worked on the shock line at Maremont Gabriel/Arvin for 35 years. He was baptized at Happy Hill Missionary Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by parents, Alfonzo and Clara Dean Braden; brothers, James Wilkes Braden, Alfonzo Braden Jr., Irvin Braden, Flo Braden, Bruce Braden; sister Willie Maude Braden Yokley; and children, Fred Braden Jr., Geneva Crutcher and William Thomas Braden.


Visitation will be today (Wednesday) from 4-6 p.m. and tomorrow (Thursday) from 11 a.m.-noon at Bennett-May-Giles County Funeral Home.


Funeral services will be at noon Thursday, Feb. 23, in the chapel of Bennett-May-Giles County Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Braden Family Cemetery, Lynnville.


Survivors include sons, Johnny Braden, Keith Williams, Reginald Williams and wife Tracy, all of Nashville; daughter Willie Mae Montgomery of Nashville; devoted sister and caregiver Mary L. Drake; sisters, Verna D. Houston and husband David, Coma Marie Cotham; sisters-in-law, Katherine Braden of Nashville, Marilyn Braden of Columbia, Lorraine Braden of Pulaski; special friend Margaret Abernathy; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of family and friends.

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