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Louis Braxton, Jr.

May 23, 1928 ~ October 8, 2019 (age 91)

Obituary

Louis Braxton, Jr., 91, of Colonial Heights, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 8, 2019.  He was born May 23, 1928 to the late, Louis and Lillie Braxton, and was preceded in death by his loving wife of 57 years, Viola Ketcham Braxton.  He is survived by a son and caregiver, Wayne Braxton (Debbie); daughter and caregiver, Dennette Bristow (Brian), daughter, Joanne Deffner (Michael); grandchildren, Bridget (Mike), Missy (James), Wayne Jr., Kandy (Michael), Robert, Billy (Suzanne), Christal (Jason) and Samantha (Jason); 19 great-grandchildren; and 5 great-great-grandchildren.

A special thank you to his nurses, Josephine, Amy and Ms. Grace, and the Crater Community Hospice. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019 at the Colonial Heights Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes & Crematory, 2033 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834, with Pastor Nunnally and Brother Paul officiating. Interment to follow at Southlawn Memorial Park, Prince George.  The family will receive friends from 6 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, October 11, 2019 at the funeral home.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.  Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com. 

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Services

Visitation
Friday
October 11, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Colonial Heights Chapel
2033 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 12, 2019

10:00 AM
E. Alvin Small Funeral Home, Colonial Heights Chapel
2033 Boulevard
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
October 12, 2019

Southlawn Memorial Park
1911 Birdsong Road
South Prince George, Virginia 23805

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