Joe Ben Brackett

  • Born: February 26, 1938
  • Died: July 14, 2017
  • Location: Marietta, Georgia

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Marietta, GA 30064
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Tribute & Message From The Family

Joe Ben Brackett, age 79, of Marietta, passed away on July 14th surrounded by his family. Visitation will start at 1:00pm on Sunday, July 16th, 2017 at Southern Cremations & Funerals At Cheatham Hill, located at 1861 Dallas Highway SW, Marietta, Ga. 30064 Following the visitation, a memorial service will be held at 2:00pm. Reverend Tommy Foster will be the officiant. Interment will take place at 3:00pm at Kennesaw Memorial Park Cemetery, located at 1306 Whitlock Ave. in Marietta, Ga. 30064 Joe was born in Trion, Ga to Elias Van Buren Brackett and Annie Lee Brackett on February 23rd, 1938. He went to Sprayberry High School in Marietta. He was married to Ruth Brackett. He was a life long resident of Cobb County. He is preceded in death by: Elisa Van Buren Brackett, Annie Lee Brackett, William "Billy" Brackett. He is survived by his wife Ruth Benett Brackett, children: Kelly Brackett Ingram, Scott Brackett, Chad Brackett, (Sister) Shelby Brackett Martin, Grandchildren: Ryan Ingram, Morgan Ingram, Cody Brackett, Kaleb McCoy Brackett and eight great grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations made be made to the Georgia Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Ruth, Shelby and all the family. You have my deepest heat felt sympathy. I grew up in the same neighborhood as Joe, attended grammar and high school with him.
I considered him to be a good friend. He was also a wonderful caring person. He was a class leader and active in sports. He will be missed, but a very big part of my fondest memories.
Much love,
Margie Keener Romans

Posted by Margie Romans - Marietta, GA   July 22, 2017

All of us in the Sprayberry Class of '56
remember Joe Ben as an all around great guy. He participated in all the sports that SHS had at that time. He was our class VP for 3 years and class President in 1956.
He was voted "Best Looking" our Senior Year. He was active in Dramatics Club and
a good actor in our plays. He and Ruth were our friends.
Our thoughts and prayers are with their
With love and sympathy,
Linda Lord Miller
and the SHS Class of '56

Posted by Linda Miller - Marietta, GA   July 20, 2017

My deepest sympathy to the Brackett family and friends for your loss. May the God of all comfort strengthen you during this most difficult time.

Posted by A friend   July 17, 2017

May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of deep sorrow. Those who pass on, God keeps in his memory because they are precious in his eyes. My sincerest condolences. (Psalms 116:15)

Posted by Wilson    July 16, 2017

Joe always had a Hollywood smile he was a great uncle and will be missed very much we love y'all and y'all are in our thoughts and prayers at this time Jason,Kimberly ,an Noah Meadows

Posted by Jason Meadows - Summerville, GA   July 16, 2017

It is with sadness that I write about the death of a fine man, Joe Ben Brackett, a fellow student at Sprayberry High School. He was a student leader, president of the class of 1956, handsome, half the girls in the class were in love with him, and kind to everyone. Through the years, I would occasionally see Ruth and Joe Ben at Sprayberry reunions. He talked with such pride about his family. My deepest sympathy to Ruth and their children. Blessings! Shirley Gaddis Jordan

Posted by Shirley Gaddis-Jordan - Portal, GA   July 16, 2017

Posted by Jo Bagwell - Kennesaw, GA   July 16, 2017

Where does one begin remembering someone who was always a refreshing part
of growing up? I entered the third grade
at Elizabeth School and Joe Ben was there.
He was lively and interesting to be
around. Just a good guy, fair-minded, and
fun. He was always that way, on through the years, and out into life at the end of our time at Sprayberry. I am sure Joe Ben continued to live the rest of his life in the same manner. I use his full name, as
that's where memories of him take me. Our Heavenly Father recognized these qualities and has rewarded him for a life well lived. Kind thoughts and sincere prayers for the family.

Posted by John Watkins - Atlanta, GA   July 15, 2017


Posted by Robert York - M, GA   July 15, 2017

My deepest condolences to the family. may the God of all comfort, comfort you during this difficult time. 2 corn 1:3,4.

Posted by A friend   July 15, 2017

May the family and friends of Joe please accept my sincere condolences during this time of mourning.

May the

Posted by A friend   July 15, 2017

My deepest sympathies for your loss, May the God of all comfort bring your family peace . Romans 12:12

Posted by A friend   July 15, 2017

May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time

Posted by A friend   July 15, 2017

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