Mrs. Peggy Watson Braswell, 72, of Swainsboro passed away Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at East Georgia Regional Medical Center in Statesboro following an extended illness.
Mrs. Braswell was born December 30, 1948 in Metter, GA. to the late Walter Buford Watson “Pete” and Mary Lawson Watson. She was preceded in death by her parents; infant son; brother, Jeff Watson. Mrs. Braswell was of the Baptist Faith. She attended Emanuel County Institute, Central Georgia Technical College, East Georgia College, and Swainsboro Technical College. Mrs. Braswell was a master cosmetologist and a former owner/operator of a salon. She retired in March of 2018 from Southeastern Technical College with 41 years. Mrs. Braswell received multiple Instructor of the Year Nominee Awards. She also received Rick Perkins Teacher of the Year Award and got multiple nominations by the Cosmetology Educators of America for Educator of the Year. Mrs. Braswell was the Skills USA Vica Advisor. She served as Chairperson for STC Faculty Council and also for the East Central Consortia of Cosmetology Instructors.
Survivors include her husband, Fred Braswell of Swainsboro; sons, Clint (Nickole) Braswell of Adrian, Dave (Debra) Henry of Twin City; stepdaughter, Tammy Chalker of Swainsboro; stepsons, Chris Braswell of Milledgeville and Barry Braswell of Adrian; grandchildren, Jared Chalker of Swainsboro, Hannah Henry of Twin City, Maggie Rae Braswell of Adrian; great-grandson, Braiden Chalker; brother, Joe (Linda) Watson of Twin City; several nieces, nephews and many friends.
Funeral Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, March 25, 2021 in the chapel at Chapman Funeral Home with Reverend Mark Hardin officiating.
Interment will follow in Eastbrook Cemetery & Mausoleum.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at Chapman Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be Travis Akridge, Ryan Kersey, Jerry Jones, Jared Chalker, Richard Jones, and Dale Cannady.
In compliance with the guidelines set by the CDC, 6 feet rule will be enforced during visitation and service.
Condolences may be expressed at www.chapmanfhofswainsboro.com
Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Peggy Watson Braswell, 72, of Swainsboro.
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