Dorothy Maxine Brackett, 75, of 1155 Maryland Avenue, Spartanburg, SC., passed away Saturday, March 21, 2020, in Spartanburg Regional Medical Center.
The wife of Douglas C. Brackett, she was born in Union County and was a daughter of the late Willie Mac Duncan and Mildred Norman.
She was employed as a former Educator and Draftman Engineer for BellSouth. She was a member of Island Creek Baptist Church, where she was a Deaconess, member of the Senior, Gospel and Victory Choirs, Sunday School, Bible Study, Adviser to the Voices of Praise Choir, Culinary Ministry and Decorating Ministry Team. She was associated with the Spartanburg Chapter of the Links Inc., Iris Inc., United Negro College Association, and Director of the Spartanburg Urban League.
She leaves to cherish loving memories: two sons, Edgar B. Woody (Mae) of Lyman, SC. and Douglas “Tony” Brackett of N. Hollywood, Ca.; a daughter, Paula Ratliff (Cleo) of Houston, Tx.; a brother Willie Mack Duncan Jr. (Jackie) of Greenville, SC.; two sisters, Mary D. Foster of Spartanburg, SC. and Gail Suber ( Rev. Michael) of Columbia, SC.; three grandchildren, Derrick Justin Walden of Raleigh, NC, Deniqua Wallace of Greenville, SC, and Jordan E. Woody of Lyman, SC.; a great grandchild, Camryn K. Walden of Raleigh, NC.; two brothers-in-law, Dr. A. L. Brackett of Spartanburg, SC., and Winfort Brackett (Vera) of Woodbridge, Va., two sisters-in-law, Ruby Mae Brackett of Cowpens, SC., and Sarah Brackett of Columbia, SC.; an aunt, Rosa Mae Jeter of Somerset, NJ.; and a host of other relatives.
Funeral Service will be Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. in Island Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Timothy L. Hunter officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
9 thoughts on “Dorothy Maxine Brackett”
To the family of Max, May God continue to be a constant source of comfort and strength during this season of sorrow. Beautiful fun memories to treasure of the many trips with Iris and the debs. Max (A True Array of Sunshine). Prayers and much Love to everyone in the days to come.
Our hearts are with all of you. We send our deepest and sincere condolences.
Dover’s from Wyoming and Colorado
My deepest sympathies to the Brackett/Woody family. Mema will definitely be missed♥️ Sending prayers of comfort during this difficult time. We love you♀️♥️
RIP my beautiful Auntie. Love you always
My heart was broken when I heard of the passing of Maxine. She walked in Grace.
Prayers for you and your family.
Brian A. Black
My prayers are with the family that God will give you all comfort and peace of mind in these difficult days ahead Maxine was such a beautiful person inside and out Be blessed Love ❤️ Cheryle Young and family
Maxine and I worked together at Bellsouth for many years. We had some fun times in the Drafting group. Maxine was a sweet friend to everybody. Doug, Paula, Edgar and all of the family you will be in my thoughts and prayers.
DOUG YOU, MAXINE AND I SORT OF GREW UP TOGETHER AT FRIENDSHIP COLLEGE AND SOME YEARS AFTERWARDS WHEN WE MET AGAIN. WE HAD FUN TIMES TOGETHER . MAXINE WAS A TREASURE TO KNOW. I WILL MISS HER VERY MUCH. YOU AS WELL AS THE REST OF THE FAMILY WILL ALWAYS BE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. LET GOD GUIDE ALL OF YOU.
Doug I know your heart is broken as well as mine but God makes no mistakes and he has now a beautiful angel sitting on the right side of the father a beautiful soul and you and your family are definitely in our prayers.
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