John Fowler Brasel

Born in Jackson Co., TN on August 4, 1928

Departed on April 1, 2009 and resided in Madison, TN

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John Fowler Brasel, age 80 of Madison, formerly of Gallatin passed away on Wednesday, April 1, 2009. A native of Jackson County, he was born to the late John and Flossie Brasel. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters and one brother. Mr. Brasel was a member of the Rivergate Church of Christ. He was a song leader for many years in the Church's of Christ in Middle Tennessee and was instrumental in promoting the first Sunday Singings in Sumner County. Mr. Brasel retired from Sears with more than 25 years of service and more recently owned his own sewing machine repair and sales shop. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Mary Odetta Brasel of Madison; son, Nick Brasel Krista of Tallahassee, FL; daughter, Janie Brasel of Nashville; grandchildren, Jay Brasel Valerie of Lebanon, Jared Brasel of Smyrna, Scott Brazzell Ashley of Gulfport, MS, Kristi Frances of Whitehouse, Megan Shepardson of Lake City, FL; 4 great-grandchildren; brothers, Odell Braswell Marie of Madison, Jonah Brasel of Donelson; numerous nieces and nephews; and brother-in-law Jim Sisco Charlene of Madison. Funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Gallatin Funeral Home with Bro. Ed Blackwell, Bro. John Hayes, and Bro. Sellars Crain officiating. Interment will follow in the Memory Gardens at Crestview. Mike Hunley, Max Chaffin, and Morgan Moore will serve as Honorary pallbearers. Grandsons and nephews will serve as Active pallbearers. Visitation will begin on Friday from 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and will resume on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. until service time.

3 Comments to John Fowler Brasel

  1. Mark and Sheri Adkins
    April 3, 2009 12:00 am

    Mark and I were so saddened to hear of the passing of Mr. Brasel and the loss for Nick and his family. He gave us laughter and joy thru the stories shared and we send our thoughts and prayers of strenght out to his family.

  2. Gwen Warren
    April 3, 2009 12:00 am

    I am so sorry for your loss.

  3. judy & mark sisco
    July 9, 2009 12:00 am

    mary , nick & janie & family

    we are sooo sooo sorry to hear about john ” my gosh we did not know about his passing “” we hope you all would know that we would have been there for you guys …

    but i ask kim if she knew & aunt madeline girls & they didt know …

    but we know you all were all sadded on his loss, but just remember you all are in our prayers ok ? & most of all we “” love you guys “”

    just remember his happy smile & his love he show to all of you alright..??

    with our love
    judy & mark

    keep him close to your heart at all times.