Sunrise: August 30,1932 – Sunset: April 12, 2017
Dr., William H. Braswell was born August 30, 1932 to William Braswell and Mary (Mae) Braswell In Egg Harbor, New Jersey. He attended Christian Brother High School, in Bronx, New York And graduated early at age 16 to join the US Air Force.
His military career took William to many duty stations, New York , New Jersey, Morocco, Grand Forks, North Dakota and last McChord Air Force Base, Tacoma, Washington.. William received his Bachelors of Education degree in 1966, from the Air University Command Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama. Dr. Braswell retired from the Air Force after 21 years of service in January 1970. He received his Master’s Degree in Religious Education and Theology from Seattle University In 1973. He went on to receive his Doctorate Degree in Catholic Archdiocesan institute of Theological Studies in 1988. In 1989 Dr. Braswell became a member of the Church of God in Christ. In 1990 he married Augusta Jones. To this union was blessed with 10 Children, William Jr., Kathy, Walter, Helen, (Dwight) Ford and Tracy ( Timothy) Cook, Harold, Marva, Rick, (Sielene), Sheila, Sherwin, ( DeHavilland) , Derrick, ( Joanna0.
Dr. Braswell was and amazing Father, husband, teacher, counselor, and Friend. He loved the Lord with all his heart.
He is survived by his brothers Carl, ( Joyce) and Alphonse Hargrove. He preceded in death by his parents, Williiam and Mae and his sisters Jaunita Carter Nedie Jeter. He is also survived by a host of grand-Children from Braswell and Jones families. Visitation Monday April 24, 2017 5pm to 6:30 pm Funeral Service: 6:30 pm
New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ at 1623 So. 11th St Tacoma, WA 98405
Funeral Service Tuesday April 25, 2017 11:00 am at St John Transformational International Ministries, 2001 So. J St., Tacoma, WA 98405
Services are entrusted to The House of Scott Funeral Home – 1215 MLK Jr. Way, Tacoma, WA 98405 (253) 572-9555.