Mrs. Sharon Brackeen
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Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Sharon Hassell Randall Brackeen, 76, of Carthage, Texas will be 2:00 p.m. Monday, May 4, 2020 at the Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant with Dr. Kirby Hill officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. A viewing will be held Sunday, May 3, 1-3:00 p.m. at the Hawthorn Funeral Home.
Mrs. Sharon Ann Hassell Randall Brackeen was born March 29, 1944 in Pittsburg, Texas. She passed this life April 30, 2020 in Longview, Texas. Sharon was the older of two children born to the marriage of Phineas Odell Hassell, Jr. and Clima Glyn "Shaney" Owens Hassell. She was raised and schooled in Mt. Pleasant and received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from U.T. Tyler. Sharon married Rev. Lee Bernard Randall, II in 1963 and he preceded her in death in 1985. She later married Billy Brackeen in 1998 and they spent many years together before he preceded her in death as well.
Mrs. Brackeen spent her career in nursing as well as serving as a ministers wife, always caring for others. She was a member of the Southside Baptist Church, loved music and collecting thimbles. She is also preceded in death by her parents, and a brother, Robert "Bob" Hassell.
Mrs. Brackeen is survived by her loving children; son, Tim Randall and wife Jennifer of Carthage; daughter, Sharon Michele Millwood and husband Johnny of New Boston; grandchildren, Timothy Randall, Matthew Randall, Sara Randall, Caleb Randall, Austin Alexander, Brantlee Alexander and wife Meisha, and Callie Alexander; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
The family suggests memorials to Mission Carthage P. O. Box 1208, Carthage, TX 75633.