Funeral services were conducted 1 p.m. today in the chapel of Edmaiston-Mosley Fun-eral Home. Brother Jimmy Goodman and Ken Hogg officiated. Burial followed in Cobbs Chapel Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Charles Powers, Timmy Bratton, Jackie Childress, Gene Guest, Charles Upchurch and Robert Hoffman.
Honorary pallbearers were Mr. Bratton’s grandsons.
Lonnie was born Sept. 16, 1947, in Harrison, Arkansas, son of the late Charles and Mary Francis (Farmer) Bratton.
He had been employed as a truck driver for Argo Collier for 35 years and was a member of Walnut Log Baptist Church.
He is survived by two daughters, Cammie Armour Bratton of Union City and Pam Wright of Obion; two sons, Steve Bratton of Union City and Jonathon Bratton of Gulfport, Mississippi; fourteen grandchildren, Tyler (Stacie) Richards, Brooke (Kody) Dunn, Adyee Armour, Allie (Alex) Bagget, Emma Bratton, Wyatt Bratton, Kam Bratton and Brayden Bratton, all of Union City, Clay (Alexandria) McDaniel of Obion, Zach (Paige) Greer of Hickman, Kentucky, Hailey Burress of Newbern, Bracie Bratton of Troy and Victoria Bratton and Savannah Bratton, both of Gulf Port, Mississippi; eleven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Genevieve Powers and Phyllis Joseph, both of the Clayton community, and Pauline Semancick of Chaffee, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters, Ava Rose, Geraldine Morris and Nellie Newman; and three brothers, Raymond “Buddy” Bratton, Billy Charles Bratton and Joe Bratton.