Townsend – Gloria A. Braxton, 81, passed away Friday, August 21, 2020 at SGHS in Brunswick. Born in Townsend, she lived there most of her life. She loved to cook and worked as a caterer for many years and was owner of Old Townsend Post Office Antiques and Collectables. She hosted the Rozier Family Reunion at her home for thirty-four years, including a morning worship service and gospel sing. She enjoyed time sitting on her front porch and faithfully decorated her home and grounds each year for Christmas. She was a member of Townsend Baptist Church and preceded in death by her husband, Jerry Braxton.
Survivors are her daughter and son-in-law, Glenda and Joe O’Quinn of Brunswick; son and daughter-in-law, Gareth and Tami Braxton of Townsend; sister, Grace Hewlett and brother, Glenn Rozier of Townsend; grandchildren, Rachael Braxton, Aaron O’Quinn, and Kraig Kirby; great-grandchildren, Jayden Braxton, Aubree Enke and Autumn Enke; several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be Monday, August 24 at 2 PM at Plum Orchard Cemetery with Rev. Danny Stilwell, Rev. Tommy Whaley, and Rev. William Turner officiating.
Visitation will be at her home beginning Sunday, August 23 at 4 PM.
*For the safety of family and attendees, social distancing and wearing of masks are requested for both visitation and funeral service.
Active pallbearers will be Ronnie Ryals, Galin Hewlett, Grayson Hewlett, Larry Horne, Brandon Enke, and Andy O’Quinn.
Remembrances are suggested to Townsend Baptist Church, 1231 Church of God Road, Townsend, GA 31331.
Family and friends may sign the online register at www.howardfuneralga.com
Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.
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