Obituaries – May 28, 2009

WATER VALLEY – Mrs. Nell Goar Bratton, 72, passed away on Friday, May 22, 2009, at her residence in Water Valley.

  Born in Water Valley, Mrs. Bratton was a daughter of the late A. A. and Allie Martin Goar. She was the office manager of C. W. White, Inc. until her retirement. Mrs. Bratton was a member of Camp Ground Baptist Church in Water Valley and a member of Daughters of the American Revolution.

  Visitation was held in Seven Oaks Funeral Home Tuesday, May 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. A graveside service will be held in the Paris Cemetery on Wednesday, May 27, at eleven o’clock in the morning, with Rev. David Ross presiding.

  Mrs. Bratton is survived by her husband of 56 years, Gean Gale Bratton of Water Valley; two daughters, Paula Haynie of Abbeville, and Debra VanBevers of Grand Prairie, Texas; one son, Keith Bratton of Oxford; one sister, Joan Bratton of Oxford; one brother, Lee A. Goar of Haleyville, Alabama; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

  Memorial contributions may be made to North MS Hospice, Oxford Chapter of the Humane Society, or the American Cancer Society.

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