James Braxton

Saturday, April 20, 2002

HAYTI, Mo. -- James H. Braxton, 80, of Hayti died Wednesday, April 17, 2002, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center in Cape Girardeau.

He was born June 10, 1921, in Mississippi, son of Plez and Annie Mae Braxton. He and Flora Mae Thompson were married Sept. 25, 1954, in Clarksville, Ark.

Braxton was a farmer.

Survivors include: four sons, James Braxton Jr. of Cape Girardeau, Maurice Braxton of Hot Springs, Ark., Charles Thompson of Cape Girardeau, Steven Thompson of Hayti; five daughters, Carletha Baker of Clarksville, Tenn., Jamesetter Abraham and Patricia Braxton of Cape Girardeau, Zipporah Yisrael of Atlanta, Ga., Lorraine Thompson of San Diego, Calif.; 37 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.

There is no visitation or funeral.

Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.