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Cheri Dorene Braswell

December 20, 1978 ~ April 18, 2019 (age 40)


Cheri Dorene Braswell, age 40 of Springfield, died Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Vanderbilt Medical Center. Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at 1:00 PM in the Oakhurst Chapel of Robertson County Funeral Home with Bro. Porter Ray Jennings officiating. Burial will follow in Springfield Memorial Gardens with Corey Braswell, Chris Braswell, Tyler Braswell, Matt Plummer, Jacob Plummer, Brandon Martindale, Big Jonathan Honaker, Little Jonathan Honaker, Brian Young, Justin Busby, and Mark Pentecost serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Terry Braswell, Dallas Honaker, and Montana Honaker. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 4 until 8 PM and again on Tuesday from 11 AM until the hour of service.

Mrs. Braswell was born December 20, 1978 in Robertson County to Dickie Braswell and Dora “Dodie” Greer. She was a student and a member of the Psychiatric Honor Society and Alpha PSY CHI. She enjoyed making furniture and loved the outdoors especially camping, fishing, and her favorite bonfires. She loved helping others as demonstrated at her death by being a full organ donor.

She is preceded in death by her grandparents, John “Buck” Pentecost and Dixie and Betty Braswell.

Surviving her are her wife, Jennifer Braswell of Springfield; father, Dickie Braswell and wife Lynne of Springfield; mother Dora “Dodie” Greer and fiancé’ Joseph Rice of Greenbrier; sons, Timothy Knight of Springfield; daughters, Brittany Knight of Springfield and Brandy Busby and husband Justin of Burns; brothers, Christopher Lee Braswell of White House and Corey Allan Braswell and wife Angie of Springfield; sister, Rachael Murray and husband Robert of Springfield; grandmother, Ann Pentecost of Springfield; step-grandparents, Frank and Marilyn Swinea of Springfield; grandchildren, Wyatt Knight, Damien Busby, Penelope Busby, and Amara Coleman; nephews, Corey Tyler Braswell, Austin Franklin Murray, Ethan Robert Murray, and Lucian Samuel Murray; nieces, Ashley Nicole Braswell and Sara Elizabeth Braswell; and great nephew, Dawson Knox Braswell, and by many aunts, uncles, and cousins.  

The family request, if so desired, for memorial contributions to be made to Tennessee Donor Services. Al donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home.

Robertson County Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Donations may be made to:

Tennessee Donor Services
Nashville TN

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