Obituary of Lewis Henry Bramlett

Lewis H. Bramlett Succumbed to Long Illness at Santo

Gradually failing in strength and ill in body for several months, Lewis H. Bramlett died at his home in Santo, Texas, on Saturday, March 31 [1945], at 11:30 o'clock in the evening

Funeral services, honoring the memory of the grand old man, were held in the Stephenville Higgenbotham chapel on Monday, April 2, at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. The Rev. H. Marshall Smith, pastor of the Stephenville First Baptist church, conducted the memorial ceremonies. Requiem music was directed by the Rev. Ernest Rippetoe. Interment was in West End Cemetery in Stephenville, with grandsons acting as pallbearers. They were First Lieut. J. D. Bramlett, Maston Bramlett, Don Bramlett, Dale, Forest, an Roger Bramlett

A native of Georgia, Lewis H. Bramlett was born, January 16, 1853. Mrs. Bramlett preceded her husband in death, June 1921. Surviving him are three daughters and four sons. They are Mrs. Lillie Harling, Stephenville; Mrs. Effie Weldner, California; Mrs. Ida Mullins, California; J. D. Bramlett, Sinton, Texas, J. B. Bramlett, Morgan Mill; Will Bramlett and Charles Bramlett, Dublin. He leaves eighteen grandchildren, twenty-seven great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren. He is also survived by one sister, Mrs. Mary Cloninger, Dallas.

Mr. Bramlett was a member of the Baptist congregation at Bluff Dale. His long life was usefully and honorably lived and he leaves a memory of Christian fortitude and exemplary living that is a guiding star to all loved ones traveling the journey after him

Out of town relatives and friends attending the funeral included Mrs. Mary Cloninger, Mrs. Carolyn Latrop, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Turner, Dallas; W. H. Bramlett, Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Bramlett and daughters; Mrs. M. D. Land, Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Bramlett; Mr. and Mrs. Dale Bramlett and daughters; Mr. and Mrs. Don Bramlett and daughter, all of Dublin; Mr. and Mrs. Wayner Bruner, Fort Worth; J. B. Bramlett, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Bramlett, Morgan Mill; Mr. and Mrs. Forest Bramlett and daughter, Fort Worth; Mr. and Mrs. Buck Holder and sons, Santo; Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Bramlett, Sinton; Lieutenant and Mrs. J. D. Bramlett, Jr., San Antonio.

Card of Thanks

We wish in this manner to reach all neighbors and friends in a message of heartfelt thanks for all expressions of sympathy in our bereavement occassioned by the death of L. H. Bramlett. We are especially grateful for the tribute of flowers honoring his memory and contributing to our consolation -- His Children and Grandchildren.

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