Rose Marie Partington Braswell
Funeral Date: 8/15/2009

Rose Marie Partington Braswell. Age 83, of Sumpter, Arkansas died Wednesday, August 12, at Wagnon Place Nursing Home. She was born June 24,1926 in London, England a daughter of the late Joseph William Partington and Martha Elizabeth Dixon Partington. She was a war bride of the Second World War marrying Marion Francis “Tobe” Braswell on January 25, 1945 in London, England and they came to America in 1946 aboard the Queen Mary. Mr. Braswell died on January 7, 1982. Her casket was draped with the British “Union Jack” flag. She was a homemaker and a member of Martin’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Surviving is a son Paul Braswell and spouse Judy, Murrayville, Georgia; 2 daughters Deborah Henry, North Little Rock, Ark. and Karen McDougald and spouse Richard, Sumpter, Ark; 6 grandchildren Brad Henry and spouse Jennifer, Brooke Evans and spouse Matt, Jason McDougald and spouse Michelle, Joseph McDougald and spouse Tammie, Jonathan McDougald and spouse Tera and Jennifer Lumpkins and spouse Edward; 11 great grandchildren She was also preceded in death by a son in law Butch Henry, a brother Joseph Partington and a sister Irene Woods. Graveside services were 10:00 am Saturday, August 15, at Outlaw Cemetery at Sumpter with Rev. Wayman Mann officiating and her grandson Brad Henry read a poem “Rose of England”. Active pallbearers were Brad Henry, Jason McDougald, Joseph McDougald, Jonathan McDougald, Matt Evans, Dr. Edward Lumpkins. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. Kerry Pennington, W.C. Mann, Katherine Mann, Hugh Allen Beasley, Gerald Wayne Wilson and Lil Russell Sharp.



Name: Donna Ozment - Raney
Message: To all the family, my mom always considered Mrs. Rose one of her best friends. I know she will be dearly missed. I always used to love to hear her talk. She never lost that accent. I will be thinking of you all.

Name: Becky Quimby
Message: Karen, I was so sorry to hear, from Richard, that your Mom had died. She was one of my customers at the bank for a very long time and she was always such a very nice, humble lady. You and your family will be in my prayers.

Name: Ken & Lula Ellis
Message: We are so sorry for your loss of Mrs. Rose. She was a very special person. Our loss is truly heaven's gain. Our prayers are with all the family. Ken & Lula

Name: Vickie Ferrell Barrett
Message: Karen, I am so sorry to read about your mother. She was always such a wonderful person. I know you will miss her. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Judy Thompson
Message: Hi Karen, I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom. My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Name: GLYNN & SUE Ferrell
Message: Karen & Paul, We are sorry to hear about your mother, you are in our prayers.

Name: The Bruce Nelson Family
Message: Our family would like to express our deepest sympathy for your loss.

Name: Judy and French Wynne,Jr.
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Name: Katrina Baker
Message: So sorry to hear of Rose passing away. She was such a faithful Christian. Our prayers of comfort are with you.

Name: Matha Thorpe
Message: Debbie & family - I'm so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts & prayers.

Name: Gloria Mayhugh
Message: Deepest sympathy, Debbie, in the loss of your mother. Thinking of you at this difficult time. My prayers are with you and your family.

Name: Barbie Meeks
Message: Karen my thoughts and prayer are with you.