Princeton Clarion News, Wednesday, August 6, 1930


David Brown Braselton

          David B. Brazelton, 82, well-known and highly respected resident of Patoka for nearly all his life, passed away at the home of his son, Orville, 1729 Ewing avenue, Evansville, after an illness of about ten days.  He had been at the home of his son about ten days, going there from his home at Patoka.

          Funeral services will be held at 2:30 o’clock Friday afternoon at the Patoka Methodist church, in charge of the Rev. Galloway and the Rev. Ruth Klug.  Burial will be in Patoka cemetery. The body is at Colvin & Sons here and will remain there until the time for the funeral. Friends may call at Colvin & Son and view the remains.

          Surviving are: the son, Orville, of Evansville; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Samuel F. Braselton, of this city, commander of Archer post G.A.R., and Jacob Braselton, north of Owensville; a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Woods, east Broadway, this city; other relatives and a host of friends. His wife (Cynthia Ann Flinn Braselton) passed away five years ago.

          Mr. Braselton was born and spent practically all his life in Patoka and vicinity.

He was sexton of the Patoka cemetery at the time of his death, a position he had held for many years.