Obituary – Braden, Beulah Brummett, 1980

Obituary of Beulah Brummett Braden, 1980:

Author and ex-teacher dies at 87.  Mrs. Beulah Brummett Braden, 87, of Athens, Ga., died Saturday afternoon at Heritage Center Nursing Home there, where she had been a patient for three years.

She was the author of When Grandma Was a Girl, a book about early life in Anderson County published as a Bicentennial project in 1976 by the Clinton Courier-News and The Oak Ridger.

Mrs. Braden was once a teacher at Shinliver and Andersonville Elementary Schools.  She lived in Knoxville for many years and was a resident of Westmall Nursing Home in Oak Ridge until it was closed in 1977.

She was a member of Longfield Baptist Church of Lake City and the Daughters of the American Revolution.  Mrs. Braden enjoyed genealogy, sewing and quilt making.

A native of the Lake City area, she was the daughter of the late John and Lurana Duncan Brummett.  She attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Her husband, Wiley F. Braden, died in 1924.

Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. J. Aubrey  (Rosslyn) Smith of Athens and Mrs. Owen (Billie) Killeen of Oak Ridge; and a grandson, Patrick Killeen of Martin.

Funeral services were held Tuesday at Berry Funeral Home chapel in Knoxville with Dr. Kenneth Hubbard officiating.  Burial was in Mt. Olive Cemetery.

(With picture.)

Clinton Courier-News, July 17, 1980

[Transcribed by Stephanie A. Hill from a photocopy of the microfilm in the genealogy vertical files at Lake City Library.]

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