Mary Braswell Root
July 23, 1925  -  December 20, 2017

Mary Braswell Root

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Oakland Presbyterian Church
PO Box 38
Oakland, FL  34760

St. Judes Childrens Hospital
501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN  38105
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Mary B. Root was born in Charlotte, NC in 1925 the daughter of Curtis William and Caroline Strohecker Braswell. Mrs. Root grew up in Kentucky and graduated from Columbia College in Missouri. She moved with her family to Winter Park, Fl in 1950. Mrs Root taught kindergarden, was a secretary, homemaker and a loving Mom. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles A. Root. She was a member of Oakland Presbyterian Church where she served as an elder. She was a member of the Calico Club a square dance group and the Bloom N Grow Garden Society.
Her survivors are: son, Clyde (Skip) Hughes (Robin) in New Smyrna Beach, Fl; daughter Linda Bridges (Gary); three grandchildren, Danielle Dotson, Carson Bridges and Christopher Hughes; and four great grandchildren, Eric and Nacole Dotson, Nixon and Taggart Bridges.
In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to Oakland Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 38, Oakland, FL 34760 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 50, TN. 38101. Collison Carey Hand Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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