4 Years

Football 2; Baseball 1, 2, 3

Mr. Sophomore; Mr. Junior;

Science Club 2; Officer 2, 3;

Industrial Arts 1, 2, 3, 4;

Business Club 2, 3;

Monogram Club 2, 3;

Ambition: Electrical Engineer

* January 20, 1948 - February 14, 2009 *
* Age 61 *

    JOHN ALFRED BRASFIELD III, 61, of Memphis, Tn. passed from this life on February 14, 2009, at the V. A. Medical Center. Johnny was a 1967 graduate of Westwood High School. He was a Seaman in the US Navy and served in the Vietnam War.

    He attended Gupton Jones Mortuary College in Atlanta, GA. He successfully owned and operated Tennessee Mortuary Service and Tennessee Cremations, Inc. of Memphis. Mr. Brasfield was a member of First Assembly of God Church. He was an avid golfer and had a passion for the sport.

    Johnny is survived by his wife of 38 years, Kaye Alexander Brasfield, his two sons, Adam (Ellen) and Nic (Ashley) Brasfield, and brother, Ronald Brasfield. He also had one grandson, Maddox Brasfield.

    Visitation was from 5-7 p.m., Tuesday, February 17 at Canale Funeral Directors. A private graveside service was Thursday, February 19 in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery. Canale Funeral Directors was in charge of his services.

(Published in The Commercial Appeal on 2/17/2009)