Ulma Mullis Braswell
(June 22, 1920 – June 16, 2011)
Ulma Mullis Braswell, age 90, of Jasper, FL. passed away Thursday, June 16, 2011 at South Georgia Medical Center in Valdosta, GA. She was a longtime resident of Hamilton County. In 1964 Mrs. Braswell was elected to the position of Hamilton County Tax Collector and remained in office until her retirement in 1988. She was born in Palatka, Florida on June 22, 1920 to the late Robert and Ethel Hall Mullis. She met and married her husband, Dan Braswell and together they raised four daughters until his death in 1964. Mrs. Braswell was an Elder and faithful member of the First Presbyterian Church of Jasper. She freely gave of her time working with the Presbyterian Women, The March of Dimes organization and was a member and past president of the Jasper Woman’s Club. Mrs. Braswell was preceded in death by a sister, Jeannette Banks and a brother, Ordell Mullis.
Survivors include her four daughters, Jeannette Strickland, Valdosta, GA., Marsha Barker and her husband, David of Jasper, FL., Elizabeth Taylor and her husband, Greg, also of Jasper and Dana Doss and her husband, Dudley of Olympia, WA; six grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 18, 2011 at the First Presbyterian Church in Jasper with Pastor Sandra Hedrick and Pastor Bill Platt officiating. Interment followed in Evergreen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 329, Jasper, FL. 32052.