September 5, 1929 - March 12, 2016
September 5, 1929-March 12, 2016
Ray B Brazell, 86, passed peacefully into the arms of his Lord and Savior on March 12, 2016. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M., on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at Freedom Life Church in Carrollton, Texas.
Ray was born on September 5, 1929, to the late George V. Brazell and Elsie Rives Brazell in Desdemona, TX. He lived there until he joined the Air Force which took him all over the world. In 1954, he married the love of his life, Julia Ruby O’Dell in Anniston, Alabama, on August 2nd.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Judy Brazell, brothers George and Felton, and sisters Guandola, Waneta, Oleta, and Wyma.
Ray Brazell is survived by his brother Don, children Steve Brazell and Diane of Carrollton, TX, Beth Ellison and Walter of The Colony, TX, Barbie Manley and Michael of Haslet, TX, 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Ray was an amazing father, husband, uncle and granddaddy to his family. He was so proud of his family and his country. Everyone that knew him knew how much he loved his family. He had a smile and a laugh that filled every room he entered. He will be missed dearly.
“…Seeing we have so great a cloud of witnesses watching us from the grandstands, let us lay aside every weight, and sin that doth so easily beset us and run with patience the race that is set before us.” Hebrews 12:1.
Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
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