Lela Catherine Brasher, 84, of Osceola, died on July 24, 2008, at her residence after an extensive illness. Born Nov. 19, 1924, in Mississippi to the late Scott Montgomery and Lucida (Hickman) Montgomery. Mrs. Brasher was a lifelong area resident, member of the First Baptist Church, Keiser, and retired owner of 25 years with Osceola Furniture Mart.
Survivors include her husband of 68 years, Ellison Cleveland (E.C) Brasher of Osceola; a daughter, Carolyn Little of Seal Beach, Calif.; a son: Travis Brasher of Osceola; two grandsons; three granddaughters; and a great-grandson.
Mrs. Brasher was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Gail Brasher; a sister and two brothers.
Funeral services were 2 p.m. Monday, July 28, at First Baptist Church in Keiser with Rev. Todd Vinson officiating. Burial was at Rivercrest Gardens Cemetery, Marie. Faith Funeral Service was in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers were members of First Baptist Church. The family request in lieu of flowers memorials be made to First Baptist Church, Keiser.