Funeral Announcement – Frances Jean Thornton Braswell

Frances Jean Thornton Braswell, 81, of Belzoni, died Monday, May 9, 2022 at her home surrounded by loving family.  She was born February 1st, 1941 in Greenville; the daughter of Jason Eugene Thornton Sr. and Frances Virginia Hobart Thornton. She was also know as "momma jean" "jeano" or "aunt jean". She lived life to the fullest while enjoying traveling, antiquing, the outdoors, gardening, and spending time with family. The one thing she loved more than anything were her children and grandson always spending time with them and making them feel loved. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, and also attended the First Presbyterian Church of Belzoni.  She is preceded in death by her parents; and brother, Jason Eugene Thornton, Jr.  Survivors included: sons, Denon Braswell Jr (Patty) of Belzoni, and William Jason Braswell of Belzoni; daughter, Nessa (Chris) Parker of Ridgeland; sisters, Beverly T. Acklin (Kirby) of Gurley, AL, Fairy T. Fielder (Billy) of Madison, AL , and Tammy Duett Lloyd (Tim) of Belzoni; and one grandchild, Blake Braswell of Belzoni and a host of nieces and nephews.  Graveside services will be 4:30 PM Thursday, May 12th, 2022 at Belzoni Cemetery.  Interment will be in Belzoni Cemetery, under the direction of Mortimer Funeral Home.