Mrs. Elsie Bramlett, 84, of Cave Spring, died Monday morning, July 22, 2019 in a Rome hospital following a short illness.
The former Elsie Lee Burgess, Mrs. Bramlett was born in Heard County December 30, 1934, daughter of the late Will Burgess and the late Cora Annabelle Nation Burgess. Mrs. Bramlett had made her home in Cave Spring since 1959, and was associated with Dr. Harvey Norton’s Clinic, and later as a house parent at Georgia School for the Deaf for 21 years prior to her retirement in 1998.
Mrs. Bramlett was an active member of the Cave Spring United Methodist Church. Mrs. Bramlett loved golf, was a member of the Meadow Lake’s Ladies’ Golf League, and scored her first hole in one there at the age of 70.
Mrs. Bramlett was married to Fred Porter, October 10, 1953, and was preceded in death by him February 5. 1961. She was later married to Webb Bramlett, September 4, 1965, and was preceded in death by him May 17, 1985. Besides her husbands, Mrs. Bramlett was also preceded in death by a special friend, John Akridge, Jr. May 2, 2016.
Mrs. Bramlett is survived by two sons, Donnie Porter and his wife Hope of Cedar Bluff, and Jimmy Porter and his wife Rita of Cartersville; and by her daughter, Marcia Porter-Miller of Centre. Five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bramlett were held Wednesday morning, July 24, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at the Cave Spring United Methodist Church with Dr. John Page and Dr. Robin Lindsey officiating. Interment followed at the Centralhatchee Baptist Church Cemetery in Centralhatchee, Georgia at 4:00 P.M. Pallbearers included Jim Porter, Dylan Porter, Donny Cox, Dan Cox, Mike Cantrell, Buddy West, William Wright, and Josh Thornhill. An honorary escort was composed of members of the Meadow Lakes Ladies' Golf League.
The family received friends at John House’s Cave Spring Chapel Tuesday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, donations for a Memorial Bench in Mrs. Bramlett’s memory may be sent to the Cave Spring Downtown Development Authority, P. O. Box 151, Cave Spring, Georgia 30124. Please be sure to mark your donation in Memory of Mrs. Bramlett.