September 3, 2022
STARKVILLE — Ralph Newell Baswell, 91, died Sept. 2, 2022, at his residence.
A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Welch Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. There will be no graveside service. Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Braswell was born Nov. 22, 1930, in Montgomery County, Mississippi, to the late Preston and Lura Kennedy Braswell. He was a graduate of Vaiden High School. He was formerly the manager at Tabor Brothers Auto Supply in Starkville. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by sisters, Nellie Hearon, Eva Collier, Linnie Belk, Cordie Cross; and brother, Jessie Braswell.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Price Braswell; son, Ronnie Braswell; daughter, Teresa Shannon, both of Starkville; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Faith Baptist Church, 1804 South Montgomery St., Starkville, MS 39759, or a charity of choice.