George Byron Brodnax, 86, of Center, passed away Thursday, November 30, 2017, at his residence.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 3, 2017, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, December 4, 2017, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Rev. Sherry Harding officiating. A masonic graveside will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Center.
Mr. Brodnax was born September 13, 1931, in Marthaville, Louisiana, to Thomas Byron Brodnax and Katherine Youngblood Brodnax. He served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He was a member of Sam Houston Masonic Lodge #32 in Shelbyville, Chapter and Council in Deridder, Louisiana, Shriner’s – Tyler Temple, Scotish Rite-Orient of Dallas and Order of Eastern Star Chapter 903 in Joaquin. He was also a member of Shelbyville Methodist Church in Shelbyville.
He is survived by
Wife: Janie Brodnax of Center
Son: Justin Brodnax and wife, Jenny, of Texarkana
Karen Armstrong and husband, John, of Overton
Katherine Ham of Brentwood, Tennessee
August Vega and husband, Tony, of Houston
Camille Brodnax of Denver, Colorado
Justin Brodnax, Jr. of Houston
Sam Brodnax of Austin
Jason Brodnax of Houston
3 Great Grandchildren
Brothers and Sister:
Chuck Brodnax of Garland
Tommy Brodnax of Portland, Oregon
Bill Brodnax of Jasper
David Brodnax of Raleigh, North Carolina
Karen Appel of Tyler
Numerous other relatives
Preceded in death by
Daughter: Ann Brodnax of Woodville
Parents: Thomas Byron Brodnax and Katherine Youngblood Brodnax
Brother: Mack Brodnax
Pallbearers will be members of Sam Houston Masonic Lodge #32.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com