WICKSBURG…. Mr. O.D. Brackins, a resident of Wicksburg, died early Friday morning, October 30, 2020 in a Dothan hospital. He was 87.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in the Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Jarred Stanley officiating. Burial will follow in the Newton City Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 P.M. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Brackins, son of the late Lonnie Brackins and Mamie Mae Gilmer Brackins, was a native of Dale County and lived most of his lifetime in the Midland City and Wicksburg area. He was retired from Wiregrass Gas Company, Inc. as a truck driver. Mr. Brackins was a member of the Abundant Life Holiness Church in Enterprise. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Annie Pearl Brackins; daughter, Sue McCollough; several brothers and sisters.
Surviving relatives include his wife, Jeanette Whitehead Miller Brackins, Wicksburg; daughter, Becky Miller Edens, Midland City; son, Jerome Miller (Karen), Enterprise; five grandchildren, Sherry McLean (Andy), Tara Edens, Laura Edens, Clint Parrish (Christian), Devin Miller (Nick Love); several great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Serving as active pallbearers will be Jerome Miller, Andy McLean, Joe Bryant, Jason Whitehead, Bert Chandler, and David Faulkner.
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