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In loving memory

6:00pm, Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Mullican-Little Funeral Home, Bells, Texas

Funeral Services
1:00pm, Thursday, July 27, 2023
Kentuckytown Baptist Church, Whitewright, Texas

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Carl Whitt Braswell, of Whitewright, Texas, passed away on July 19, 2023, at the age of 87. He was born on September 17, 1935 to John and Beulah Braswell. Carl was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who married the love of his life, Patsy Ann McCullough, on September 28, 1973.

Carl was a well known horseman and farrier who was employed by Dick Walker for 12 years as a horse trainer. Before and during his employment with Mr. Walker he participated in horse shows and rodeos, something he continued for many years afterwards. He was also employed by the United States Postal Service for 28 years as a rural mail carrier retiring in 1997. Carl will be missed dearly by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife, Patsy Braswell; son, Stephen Braswell and wife Karen of Howe, Texas and son-in-law, Steve Shelby and wife Denise of Rockport, Texas; five grandchildren, Scott Shelby, Danielle Frantz, Casey Shelby and wife Kristy, Carlee Hansen and husband Duncan, and Zachariah Braswell; and two great-grandchildren, Melanie Beal and Jrake Shelby.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Carla Shelby; brothers, Marvin Braswell, Odell Braswell; and sisters, Lottie Wilson, Ireba Hartsell and Alta Worley.

The family will receive friends during a visitation at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2023 at the Mullican-Little Funeral Home, Bells, Texas. Services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, July 27, 2023 at Kentuckytown Baptist Church, burial will follow at Cherry Mound Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Randy Wilson, Michael Lankford, Scott Shelby, Casey Shelby, Carlee Hansen, and Zachariah Braswell. Honorary Pallbearers will be Ricky Shelly and Danielle Frantz.

There will be a meal for the family preceding the service at Kentuckytown Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 27, 2023. The family has requested any food donations be delivered to the church instead of the home.