Charles “Tom” Madison Braswell

Published 5:09 pm Thursday, April 14, 2016

Charles “Tom” Madison Braswell, 89, passed away April 11, 2016.  He was born in Isle of Wight County, the son of the late Lofton Braswell and Anna Pearl Cobb Braswell Joyner.  He was predeceased by his sister, Mae Rhodes Smith Joyner.  He was a United States Navy veteran having served during WWII.  He later went on to work and retire as a farmer.  He was a member of Antioch Church where he actively served as deacon, trustee, Sunday school teacher, song leader, and on numerous other committees.  He was a former member of the Windsor Ruritan Club.

Tom is survived by his wife of 69 years, Elizabeth Foster Braswell; daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Raymond Brock; son, Lofton Braswell; grandchildren, Charles Brock (Brooke), Katie Zephir, Lucas Braswell, Jesse Braswell and Kristie Braswell Miller (Michael); great grandchildren, Grayson, Maddison, Thomas, Leeanne, and Weston; sister, Elizabeth Hobbs; and numerous nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews.
A funeral service was held April 13 at Antioch Church in Windsor, with Pastor Lindsay Poteat and Pastor John Hunter officiating.  Burial followed in the church cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Antioch Church Missions Fund, P.O. Box 36, Windsor, VA 23487.  Condolences may be registered online at  


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