BRASELTON - Peggy Watlington Braselton, 85, died Saturday, May 25, 2013 at her residence.
Born in Gretna, Va., she had lived in Braselton for most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Stover Armstead and Dora Lee Doss Watlington. She was a graduate of Brenau College class of 1948 and was a member of the Delta Zeta sorority. After graduation she married her late husband, Herbert B. "Kit" Braselton Sr. July 31, 1948. She was a member of the Gainesville Garden Club, member and past president of the Gainesville Chorale, and was a member of the Braselton Women’s Club. She served as the minister of music at the Zion Baptist Church, now known as Northeast Church of Braselton for over 20 years, where she also was a Sunday School teacher.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Mike Gerald; son and daughter-in-law, Herbert B. Braselton Jr. and Shannon Braselton; grandchildren, Charles Silva, Justin, Westley, Herbert B. (Cody) Braselton III, John Gerald, and Windy Brown.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 30, at the Northeast Church of Braselton. The Revs. Russell Harbin and Jack Chalmers will officiate. Interment will follow in the Braselton Family Cemetery. She will lie in state at the church on Thursday from 2 p.m. until the funeral hour. The family will receive friends at the Little & Davenport Funeral Home Wednesday, May 29, from 5 to 9 p.m.
Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the Northeast Church of Braselton or one's favorite charity in memory of Mrs. Braselton.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at www.littledavenport.com
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.