A.H. Brackett passed away Tuesday, April 11, 2017 in Spartanburg, South Carolina.
He was born in Cherokee County, SC on November 15, 1929 to Johnny and Freelove Jeffries Brackett.
Early in his life, he accepted Christ as his Savior and joined Island Creek Baptist Church. While quite a young man, he moved to New York City where he found employment as Patient Care Technician in Brooklyn Hospital.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Lillian Hunter, Onell, Darnell, Johnny Lee, Paul, and James Brackett; and sisters-in-law, Corrie Brackett, Francis Brackett, Jereleen Brackett, Ralph Hayes, B.L. Logan, James Logan, and Jodeen Logan.
Surviving are: his wife, Minnie Logan Brackett of Columbia, SC; 2 sons, Albert Brackett (Anita) of Columbia, S.C. and John Ace Brackett (Sharena) of Brooklyn, N.Y.; 2 daughters, Minnie Brackett of Brooklyn, N.Y. and Domanique Brackett of Pennsylvania; 3 brothers, Rev. A.L. Brackett and Douglas Brackett (Maxine) of Spartanburg, and Winfort Brackett (Vera) of Woodbridge, VA; a sister, Ruby Hayes of Spartanburg; 17 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 20 great-great-grandchildren; Yvonne Brackett, daughter-in-law of Columbia; sisters-in-law, Alice Stevenson, Ruby Mae Brackett, Minnie Makupson, and Hetterley Mitchell; brothers-in-law, Roy Logan, Edward Logan, Francis Logan, and Clemmon Makupson; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Homegoing Services will be Saturday, 2 p.m., in Island Creek Baptist Church, Cowpens, with Rev. Timothy L. Hunter officiating. He will be in state in the church Saturday at 1 p.m.
The Gilmore Mortuary