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Description: Obit of Bramblett, George H. "Red"Date: March 12 2008
Newspaper published in: Pittsfield
Page/Column: A6 / 2
George H. "Red" Bramblett, 85, of New London, died Wednesday, March 5, 2008, at his daughter's home.
Private graveside services and burial with full military rites by Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post 55 were at Grand View burial park in Hannibal. Milton Gillian officiated. Visitation was from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.
Mr. Bramblett was born Oct. 17, 1922, in Ralls County, Mo. to Cassius W. and Mattie B. Aylor Bramblett.
He was married to Maxine Talma Humphrey Jan. 25, 1963 in Hannibal, Mo. She survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Ruth Holman (Greg) of Pleasant Hill; Norma Shade of New London, Mo., one stepson, Tom Calvin (Donna) of Foley, Mo, one stepdaughter, Rita Mills of the state of California, five-grandchildren, Michael Holman, Sarah Holman, Justin Holman, Danielle Shade, Jene Shade, five great-grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, Angie Kalmar, Rick Mills, Richard Calvin and Daniel Calvin; two nieces, Mary Belle VanWinkle and Daisy Davis, one nephew, Robert Sweeny.
He is preceded in death by his parents, one sister; Geneva Sweeny, one stepgrandson; Rob Mills, one step great-grandson; Ethan Holman.
Mr. Bramblett was a U S Army Veteran having served during WW II. He worked for the Marblehead Lime Company for over 30 years and was a dairy farmer until the mid 80's. Mr. Bramblett enjoyed farming, being outdoors and country living. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Bramblett was a member of the Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post #55. He was a Christian by faith,
Memorial contributions may be made to Hannibal Nutrition Center or Pike County Hospice in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Paul Rosenkran, Daryl Caswell, Damien Wagner, and Tom Calvin.
Online condolences may be made at: jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com