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John Thomas Brazell, Jr.

Mr. John Thomas Brazell, Jr., age 78, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday April 30th, 2020 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

He is survived by his wife, Ramona Proveaux Brazell; sons, Mike (Tracie) Brazell, Todd (Diana) Brazell and Keith Brazell; sisters, Joan Williams of Columbia, SC, Virginia Lee of Columbia, SC, and Linda (Bill) Brown of Lugoff, SC; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, John Thomas “J.T” Brazell, Sr. and Lottie Magnolia Lee.

Thomas was a member of the Sweetwater Church of God. He loved Jesus and sang about him for many years with his loving wife by his side. He is truly experiencing the presence of the Lord.  He will be missed by so many people who loved him dearly. 

A private family graveside service will be held on Sunday May 3rd, 2020 at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Johnston, SC, with Pastor Curtis Terry officiating.

The graveside service will be livestreamed on the Napier Funeral Home Facebook page.

Napier Funeral Home, Inc. 315 Main St. Graniteville, SC 29829, has been entrusted with these arrangements. To send an expression of sympathy, you may visit the guestbook at www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com

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Only great memories of him praising our God. There is a mighty praise in heaven. Edgefield Church of God

Sharon Fay May 5 2020 12:00 AM

It has been a great honor to have met Thomas and Ramona, and to have known Thomas for just these past few brief months.
Jean Riggs & I were blessed to have seen them sing in Thompson earlier this year, and that was a foretaste of heaven.
Went fishing with Todd, Mike & Keith, last year; to which I say that Thomas has left any unfinished work in the capable hands of these fine and Godly sons.
I wish to extend my deepest condolences to Ramona and the entire Brazell family.

Rich Battaglia May 3 2020 12:00 AM

He was a joy to be around and easy to love. If we could see into heaven I think we would see him being received with honor and him feeling glorious with joy overflowing.

Lon Purvis May 3 2020 12:00 AM

Dont really know what to say but I will miss Thomas ,my favorite person to talk to. Enjoyed the years I was aquianted

Walt Fern May 3 2020 12:00 AM

When we checked on Thomas & discovered how sick he was, it hurt our hearts so much. Besides all those years they sang at Hope Ministries of the Valley, Inc. Gospel Sing Benefit (11 of them), he was also a blessing when we pastored Life Church in Augusta, GA. He did a work in what was our parsonage at that time & in our church. I will never forget what he did for me as pastor and for George. Thomas was a true servant of the Lord. AND... I can just imagine him Not Singing " I Thirst" ever again because he Thirsts No More. He is in the presence of the one he Thirsted for. Wow! George and I hurt now for you Ramona and his loving family who will miss him so much. Sometimes I wish God would just give us a glimpse of our loved ones after they are in Heaven & before the Throne of God. Yet...we take comfort in knowing we will SEE Them AGAIN. We will see Thomas Again. He is on that "GLORY ROAD" walking on Streets of Gold. We shall join him in God's Time! Ramona, until then our prayers lift you up before God & the family as you will walk this journey. God's Comfort will be your strength. George & Marsha Webb

Marsha Moore Webb May 3 2020 12:00 AM

Marsha Moore Webb May 3 2020 12:00 AM

What a wonderful man Thomas was. A true man if God who loved the Lord and his beautiful wife Ramona with all of his heart. I will truly miss hearing him sing and his great big smile. Rest easy now my brother in the living arms of the One you sang about for so many years. Love you.

David Gove May 2 2020 12:00 AM

Praying for the family. Even though I was a teenager at the time, I remember all the Brazells very well. Their love for the Lord was always shining brightly through their beautiful music and their unconditional love for everyone. They were always so nice to me. RIP Mr. Brazell

Todd, Keith & Mike, I truly know the pain you are feeling. I lost my Daddy in March. Prayers for peace, strength & guidance to get yall through this very difficult time.
Love to yall all...

Teresa Pancake Durand May 1 2020 12:00 AM

NayDean Thomas Revels May 1 2020 12:00 AM

So sorry my prayers and thoughts are with y'all. He was a special.

Judy Wootton May 1 2020 12:00 AM

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