Funeral services for William L. Bracknell, 90, of Marion will be held at 2:00 pm, Sunday, June 26, 2016 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. John Rushing officiating. Burial will be in Liberty Cemetery, near Linville, under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home in Farmerville.
Mr. Bracknell, an insurance salesman for most of his life, went to his heavenly home June 23, 2016. He was a member of Spencer Baptist Church and a lifelong resident of Haile, La. He enjoyed spending time with his family and working with game roosters.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mae Louise Bracknell; parents, J.J. and Mary Ann Bracknell; 3 daughters, Ethel Burrell, Mary Green and Cicelia Bracknell; 2 brothers, Ester Bracknell and Cecil Bracknell; and 2 sisters, Hazel Bracknell and Artie Bracknell.
Left to cherish his memory are his 3 sons, William L. Bracknell, Jr. of Rayville, Timothy Earl Bracknell & wife Bonnie of Farmerville and Huey Dyess & wife Dot of Farmerville; 5 daughters, Sadie Ross of Alabama, Ellen Whitman & husband Jimmy of West Monroe, Cheryl Berry & husband Jimmy Berry, Jr. of Linville, Sandra Keen & husband Rickey of Marion and Joyce Sellers & husband Clyde of Linville; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Visitation will be from 5-8 pm, Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Farrar Funeral Home Chapel.