Emma Louise Braxton-Smith
1928 - 2020
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May 2, 1928
October 11, 2020
Emma Louise Braxton-Smith, a resident of Colorado Springs since 1971, passed away peacefully Sunday, October11, 2020. Emma was born May 2, 1928 in Barnwell, South Carolina. She has also lived in Europe and in Okinawa for many years.
Emma was married to Walter Othello Smith on June 28, 1948. They had seven children together. She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter; her son Walter "Itty" Smith, and her daughter Zenobia Zarandi.
Emma is survived by sons; Michael Smith and Vincent Smith; daughters Faith Branch, Ruvicia Morton and Mickie Tweed. She has several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
Emma was passionate about learning. She enjoyed being a nurse at Penrose Main Hospital for several years. She enjoyed dancing and loved fishing and traveling.
Emma was deeply affectionate about her children and grandchildren. She was very energetic and playful. She will be forever missed and cherished in our hearts.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Alzheimer's and Dementia Associations.

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Published in The Gazette on Oct. 18, 2020.
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October 21, 2020
I worked with Mrs. Braxton-Smith daughter Mickie. My prayers to the family.
Marilyn Jiggitts
October 18, 2020
My mother, Doris Elbert, worked with Emma for many years at Penrose Hospital. She was wondering about Emma just last week - she just loved her. She wanted me to convey her condolences to you and to let you know that you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Anne McMullen
October 18, 2020
My mother, Doris Elbert, worked with Emma for many years at Penrose Hospital. She wanted me to pass along her condolences. Mama, just last week, was wondering about Emma. Our prayers for Emma's family and all who love her.
Anne Elbert McMullen
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