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Wilhelmina Cato

Female 1930 - 2014  (83 years)


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  • Name Wilhelmina Cato 
    Born 11 Jul 1930  Columbia, Richland, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died 09 Mar 2014  Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 12 Mar 2014  Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, Mount Pleasant, Charleston, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I307059  Martin Family
    Last Modified 29 Oct 2016 

    Father Aquilla Burrell Cato,   b. 22 May 1888,   d. 16 Mar 1947  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Bertha E Prescott 
    Family ID F138878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elliott Sylvester Braswell,   b. 17 Mar 1930, Chester, Chester, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 2019, Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 1950 
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    Last Modified 30 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F138877  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 Jul 1930 - Columbia, Richland, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 09 Mar 2014 - Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 12 Mar 2014 - Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens, Mount Pleasant, Charleston, South Carolina Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes  Died:
    • Wilhelmina Cato Braswell
      CHARLESTON - Wilhelmina Cato Braswell, age 83, of Charleston, SC, and Kingsville, Texas, wife of Elliott S. Braswell entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Her funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 12, 2014 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Stuhr's chapel.

      Wilhelmina was born on July 11, 1930, in Columbia, SC., the daughter of the late Aquilla B. Cato, Sr., and the late Bertha Prescott Cato. She graduated from Harsville High School and attended the University of North Carolina Woman's College. In 1950, she married her loving husband of 63 years, Elliott Sylvester ("Butch") Braswell. She was a very busy homemaker, raising seven children, while also supporting her husband in his various shipyard operations and other business ventures. She was a very loving, devoted and supportive wife, mother. grandmother, great-grandmother, and great-great- grandmother who will be deeply missed by her family.

      She is survived by her husband; three sons, James Elliott Braswell (Pat) of Jacksonville, Florida, Walter David Braswell (Loraine) of the Republic of the Philippines, Elliott Sylvester ("Butch") Braswell, Jr. (Joy) of Kingsville , Texas; four daughters, Valli Braswell Sottile (Nick) of Mt. Pleasant, SC., Patricia Braswell of Charleston, SC., Jennifer Braswell Kosiarski (Walter) of Panama City, Panama, and Cindy Braswell Hood (Edward) of Portland, Texas; 10 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild. She is also survived by her brother, Paul Cato, of Woodruff, SC.; and three sisters, Bertha (Jimmie) Howell of Sumter, SC., Priscilla Cato DuBose of Sumter, SC., and Beatrice Cato Seal of Tampa, Florida.

      She was preceded in death by a sister, Suzanne Cato Jones of Texas., and a brother, Aquilla B. Cato, Jr., of Jacksonville, Florida.

      In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Lupus Foundation, 1911 Barnwell Street, Columbia, SC 29201. A memorial message may be sent to the family by visiting our website at www.jhenrystuhr.com. Visit our guestbook at www.legacy.com/obituaries/ charleston



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