Nina Coltrain Braswell

March 26, 1929 - October 28, 2012

03/26/1929 - 10/28/2012

Nina Coltrain Braswell, 83, passed away peacefully at her home in Newport News, VA., on Oct. 28, 2012, after a long illness with Chronic Kidney Disease.
She was the daughter of George & Cecil Rains Coltrain of Johnston County, NC.
She was preceded in death by her husband Lawrence Tommy Braswell, her parents, brothers Willard and Rains Coltrain and sister Doris Shackelford.
She is survived by daughters Becky Kenny Branch of Russellville, AR and Debby Larry Miller of Hampton, VA. grandchildren and great-grandchildren, a sister Faye Kriner of Fayetteville, NC, a brother G.H. Jack Coltrain Margaret, and sister-in-law Mary Coltrain of Carmel, IN. Foster sister Irene Creech of Micro, NC.
She was a self employed beautician. She was a faithful member of Providence Free Will Baptist Church and the Ruth Sunday School Class. She enjoyed fishing, entertaining and cooking for her family and friends.
In lieu of flowers a donation in Nina’s memory may be made to Providence Free Will Baptist Church, 731 E. Little Back River Road, Hampton, VA 23669.
A funeral service will be held on Saturday Nov. 3, 2:00 pm with a visitation to follow at Riverside – Altmeyer Funeral Home, 7415 River Road, Newport News, VA. The family will receive friends on Sunday Nov. 4, from 2:00pm until service time at 3:00pm at Parrish Funeral Home, 1351 South Pollock St., Selma, NC followed by the burial. Rev. Richard G. Barnes will be officiating both services.

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Rebecca Miller
7 years ago

Becky & Debbie,

So sorry to hear about your mom. I remember playing in your back yard a lot as my mom would be getting her hair done. You and your families are in my prayers.

Mary Warf Lane
7 years ago

Debby and Becky and family, I’m very sorry for your loss. I’m glad I got to see her a couple of weeks ago…I guess I’ve waved at her on the front porch for the last time… Blessings, Mary

Linda Modlin Kearney
7 years ago

I am so sorry to hear about your Mom. She has been a precious friend to my Dad, Mom and family for many years. Our family will greatly miss her. My children were so sorry to hear the gum lady went home to be with the Lord. May you find comfort and peace from our Heavenly Father. What a blessing to know we will meet again. Love, Linda and the family

becky mccurry smith
7 years ago

I will miss you mrs braswell. You have always been such a kind and sweet lady. I know you are in a much better place. I love you.

Jeffrey McCurry
7 years ago

Mrs. Nina Braswell, Beautiful Lady, Beautiful spirit! She will be greatly missed here on earth, but she is now with her Saviour Whom she loved and served with her life and with her sweetheart who preceded her on this part of life’s path. We love you both Mr. & Mrs. Braswell, God has greatly blessed our lives in you!

Joan Staton
7 years ago

My heartfelt sympathy to all of you. Praying you will find the comfort and strength you need during this difficult time through our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. May you find comfort in all the wonderful memories you have of her. She will continue to live in your heart always. We love you!

Teresa Lovern Bishop
7 years ago

My thoughts & prayers go out to the family. I have such fond memories of Mrs. Braswell from my childhood at First free will Baptist church. God Bless!

catherine tyndall
7 years ago

Your mother was someone very special! My thoughts & prayers are with you. Love to you, Catherine Tyndall