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Braxton King

December 18, 1936 ~ June 23, 2018 (age 81)
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Braxton was born in Seguin, Texas on December 18, 1936 to T.L. and Earline (Anderson) King.  He died, peacefully, Saturday, June 23, 2018 in Mt. Pleasant.

He graduated Carver High School, Anton, Texas in 1957.  He attended Ball High Scholl in Seguin, Texas and grade school in Belmont, Texas (Bonds Colony).  He enlisted in the US Airforce and served 7 years, from 1959-1966. Braxton received his Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Management from Paul Quinn College, Dallas, Texas in 1998.   He earned his Associate in Arts and Science from Mountain View College, Dallas in 1977.  He graduated from D. Edwin Johnson Institute in Dallas in 1980 where he received his diploma in Christian Education.  He attended Dallas Baptist University, Dallas Texas.    He authored four books; The Blackest of Times, The Call of the Locust, The Brother Up Next, The Moderator.  At an early age, he united with Macedonia Baptist Church.  After returning home from service, he moved to Grand Prairie, Texas and united with Golden Gate Baptist Church.  He worked faithfully in the church for many years.  He later united with Greater Golden Gate Baptist Church where he worked on the Evangelism Team.  He was an ordained deacon for over forty years.  He headed up the discipleship ministry at Greater Golden Gate Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas.  He served faithfully until his health began to fail.  He was formerly a member of NAACP, Southern Poveerty Law Center, AARP, Texas State Troopers Association and Owners Operator Service. His hobbies included Penny Stock investing, fiction writing and playing softball. He was involved in community discipleship program, brotherhood, training union and witnessing. He retired from Wal Mart as a Security Guard.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister Darlene Pearson.

He leaves to cherish his memories three brothers and sister-in-law Edward King of Sudan, Texas, Willie and Nell King of Littlefield, Texas, Carl King of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; seven sisters and two brothers-in-law Ulawn and Charlie Chappel, Helen Blair of Conroe, Texas, Minnie Young, Mary King and Margaret King all of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Johnnie and Praysol Hodge of Littlefield, Texas; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. He is also survived by a longtime friend Rev. Emmett Lee of Dallas, Texas.

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