Velma Worthy Brazzell, age 82, of Niota passed away Tuesday October 12, 2021, at Sweetwater Hospital.
Velma was a native of Athens, AL and longtime resident of McMinn County. She was a daughter of the late Lewis R. and Pearlie Mae Sherman Worthy. She was also preceded by her husband Clifford Brazzell, son Jeffrey Brazzell, sisters Katie Ocheltree, Leona Miller, Juanita Worthy, Margaret Brazzell, and Irene Hatfield, twiin brother Elmer Worthy and special friend Bill Miller.
Velma was retired from Athens Manufacturing.
Velma is survived by
Daughter Janice Crye and husband Terry of Niota;
Son Wayne Brazzell and wife Janice of Athens;
Granddaughters Heather Nunley, and Brooklyn Baker and husband Daniel;
Grandsons Jeremie Brazzell and wife Sandra, Joey Brazzell and wife Shawna, Chase Goodman and wife Fatima, Zackery Goodman and fiancé Sabrina Hardy, and Jake Crye;
Great-Grandchildren Autumn, Alli, Sadie, Braxton, Kalyn, Dawson, Alaina, Remy, Liam, Bella, Willow, and Graycee;
Brother Marvin Worthy of Athens;
Special friends Jerry and Pat Simpson.
Funeral Services will be at 2 PM, Friday October 15, 2021 at Ziegler Funeral Home with Bro. Billy Burton, Bro. Jerry Simpson, Bro. Robert Jenkins and Bro. Scotty Standridge officiating. Interment will follow in Niota Cemetery
The family will receive friends from 5 – 7 PM Thursday October 14, 2021 at Ziegler Funeral Home.
If you cannot attend the visitation or funeral services, you are encouraged to sign the online registry at: www.zieglerfuneralhome.com
Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Velma Worthy Brazzell.
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