Guymon Daily Herald
Jan. 12, 1930-May 25, 2023
Nathaniel “Nat” Brawley Sr., 93, of Moline, Kan., passed away on May 25, 2023, at home.
Graveside services took place at 11 a.m., Wednesday at Mount Hope Cemetery in Independence, Kan. The family greeted visitors from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday at Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory. Memorials may be made to Harry Hynes Hospice and may be left with the chapel.
Nat was born January 12, 1930, in Granite City, Ill., to William A. and Eva (Shaw) Brawley. Nat attended local schools.
Nat was employed as a police officer in Tucumcari, N.M., where he met the love of his life, Corinne Morrow, in a small restaurant. From the day they met, the couple was inseparable and were married in Hobbs, N.M. They were together for 62 years.
Nat worked hard and always supported his family, he retired and started working another job at Texhoma Elementary School in Texhoma, Texas ,where he was employed as a maintenance supervisor. This was his favorite job and loved all the children and they called him grandpa. After 10 years at school Nat decided to retire and move to Moline, Kan., to be closer to family.
Nat enjoyed hunting, fishing, spending time with family and the grandchildren. He will always be remembered for his plum jelly.
Nat was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Gary Don Brawley; one brother, William “Bill” Brawley; one sister, Arsile Jacobs; a greatgranddaughter, Brandy Price; and son-in-law, Jack Kitterman.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Corinne, of the home; three sons, Nat Brawley Jr., of Keys; Steven (Tona) Brawley, of Independence, Kan; two daughters, Sheila Kitterman, of South Coffeyville; Rhonda (John) Walker, of Moline, Kan; one sister, Maxine Clark, of Hugoton, Kan; Larry Ray Brawley, of Pampa, Texas; and numerous grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.
To leave a special message for the family, please visit www.webbrodrickchapel.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Webb & Rodrick Chapel and Crematory.