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Braswell, Mary Anita

Braswell, Mary Anita

August 1, 1949 — June 29, 2021

Mary Anita Braswell, age 71, of Raymore, Missouri passed away on Monday, June 29, 2021 at her home surrounded by family.

A Celebration of Life will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Centerview venue at 227 Municipal Cr. Raymore, MO 64083. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be given to St. Jude Hospital at: StJude.org

Mary was born in Kansas City, Missouri on August 1, 1949 to Algo and Anna (Kornis) Davis. Mary graduated from Southeast High School in Kansas City 1967.

Mary married the love of her life and best friend, Bobby Braswell on August 9, 1975. Bobby and Mary’s love story spanned 45+ years. Their companionship was unique in its endearing closeness, and their affection for each other. Some of their greatest joys were working together on their endless projects, planning their future adventures, and relaxing on their porch talking for hours and hours. Together they raised their two kids, Matt and Cory, but also inspired their kid’s friends as an example of how to love their spouses, kids, and friends. Everyone that had the joy of getting to know her affectionately called Aunt Mary or Grandma Mary.

Mary was an artist, and everything she touched turned into something of elegance. She loved to travel and planned every detail of every adventure she went on. She was the greatest host and always made everyone feel special. She was fun, smart, and always had innovative ideas. Mary was a wonderful partner, mother, sister, aunt, grandma and friend throughout her life in every aspect imaginable, and will be remembered for her devoted love to her family and friends.

Mary is proceeded in death by her parents, Algo and Anna Davis and father in law, Guy Braswell.

She is survived by her husband, Bob Braswell; son Matt (Holly) Braswell; daughter Cory (Josh) Carr; 4 grandkids Hayden, Lily, Brooks and Anna; sister Marcia (Brad) Martin; brother Algo Naldo III (Karen) Davis; mother-in law Mary Braswell; loyal doggy to the very end, Roxy and a multitude of family and friends who will miss her dearly.

Service Information

A Celebration of Life will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Centerview venue at 227 Municipal Cr. Raymore, MO 64083. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mary’s memory may be given to St. Jude Hospital at: StJude.org

Braswell, Mary Anita's Guestbook

Mary was a very special lady and talented artist. Bobby you are a one of a kind husband. I was truely blessed to help care for Mary. God bless you and your family.

Jolene Gates

Knowing the Braswell’s since 1980 has been one of our lives great blessings. We are fortunate to own two Mary originals. And more fortunate to have traveled with Bobby & Mary. Mary was a brilliant loving talented amazing woman and we loved her dearly and will miss her yet more. Our love and sincerest condolences go to Bobby, Matt, Cory, all the grandkids and Marcia. XXOO T.

Lawson & Terri Barlow

Mary (and Bobby) were like a second set of parents to me growing up. They were always welcoming and had such a warm and loving home. I always enjoyed spending time with them. The love they shared remains an inspiration to me for my marriage. Sorry I can't be at the service. I will keep y'all in my prayers. God bless,

Adam Bassing

I have had the privilege to be part of the Davis family for over 50 years. We are sending love and support to your family from ours here in Texas. Mary will be missed here on earth but we will see her again. I love you all.

Barbara Paddack

Sending love and hugs Bob, the entire Braswell family is in my prayers for comfort and peace, so sorry for your loss.

Ginger Schoenberger

Mary has always been one of the kindest individuals I have ever met. That goes for Bob and the rest of the family as well. Have always loved the Braswell’s. Such a beautiful, caring and fun lady. My heart goes out to you all at this time. Love and prayers.

Kelly Shepherd

Sending love and hugs to the family on the loss of precious and beautiful Mary. What a beautiful soul, gone way too soon. Blessings for the memories you have of her.

Nancy Kuehler & Stephanie O’Brien

There comes a time where this earthly body just can’t contain the wonderful amazing spiritual soul God gave us and cousins Mary truly was amazing . God’s peace and love to all .

J B & Cheryl Kornis

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