Farris Brawley, Jr.
Rev. Farris Brawley Jr., 79, went home to be with the Lord on May 31, 2009.
Rev. Brawley was born April 29, 1930, in Lockhart, Texas, to Farris and Willie Lee Brawley.
He was united in marriage to Minnie Lee Brown on Aug. 4, 1983. In a previous marriage to Eddie Lou Brock, who preceded him in death, one child, Kenneth Brawley was born.
Farris was baptiz
ed at an early age at the First Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his father, Farris Brawley, Sr.; mother, Willie Lee Brawley; and sister, Julia Faye Jones.
Rev. Brawley was a member of Mason Lone Oak Baptist Church and served as assistant pastor to Reverend T.C. DeShay.
He is survived by his wife, Minnie Lee Brawley; son, Kenneth Brawley of Austin; sister, Annice Brawley; two brothers: William Brawley and Clarence Brawley; three grandchildren: Shannon Brawley, Candice Brawley and Crystal Brawley; one great-granddaughter: Brooklyn E. Brawley; one sister-in-law, Hester Brawley; and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2009, at 11 a.m. at Mason Lone Oak Baptist Church with Rev. T.C. DeShay officiating. Interment will follow in the Brite Cemetery.
Serving as the pallbearers will be: Marcellus Moore, Anthony Brawley, Gregory Brawley, Rathers Asberry, Sam Pamplin and Keith Cheatman. Honorary pallbearers will be William Brawley, Clarence Brawley, Phillip Jones, Fred Dukes and George Ellison.
All arrangements with Eeds Funeral Home, 408 South Main Street, Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-2343.