W. T. Brassell
10/25/1846 - 2/16/1931
December 15, 1931
W. T. Brassell, 85, Confederate veteran, died at his home here Sunday and
the funeral was held Monday with burial in the
Hopewell Cemetery. The services
were conducted by the Rev. J. W. Bergin, pastor of the First Methodist
Church, assisted by the Rev. E. T. Miller, pastor of the First Baptist
Church. He is survived by his wife, two sons. Bunyon Brassell of Corsicana
and Harry Brassell of Duncan, Ok.; three daughter, Mrs. Oscar Burns and Mrs.
George John, both of Corsicana, and Mrs. W. C. Lyons of Los Angeles, Cal.;
and three grandchildren. Pallbearers were J. M. Pugh, J. H. Wooley, Dude
Ransom, Wilbur Allen, George Jones and Oscar Burns.