Marie Braddy

Obituary of Marie Norma Braddy

Marie Norma Braddy, born April 30, 1944, in Chelsea, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by loved ones on June 8, 2024, at 12:15 am. Marie was the daughter of Fred Wallace Simpson and Norma Rose Simpson (Carrillo). She married Richard Braddy on March 26, 1960, at Eternity Baptist Church in Centralia, Illinois, and they made their home in Walnut Hill. Marie was a retired home health caregiver who loved bingo, playing slots, and spending time with her family. She adored her cats (Winnie, Rosie, and Tball), enjoyed feeding the neighborhood raccoons, and appreciated a good meal with extra gravy at the Downtown Lounge. She is survived by her children: David (Roberta) Braddy of Walnut Hill, IL; Jim (Tina) Braddy of Dix, IL; Dennis (Anita) Braddy of Topeka, KS; Jerry (Alayna) Braddy of Apple Valley, CA; and Dana (Chad) Mullens of Greenbrier, TN. She is also survived by ten grandchildren, sixteen great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild, her brother Tom (Tammy) Simpson of Centralia, IL, and her sister Barbara Crawford of Odin, IL. Marie was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Richard, and her brothers Chuck and Bobby Simpson. A Celebration of Life visitation will be held on Friday, June 21, 2024 at Crouse Funeral Home in Salem from 5:00- 7:00 p.m. with a service following officiated by Brad Garner. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts can be made to The Hospice Promise Foundation and will be received at the funeral home. Online condolences and memories can be left at
To plant a beautiful memorial tree in memory of Marie Braddy, please visit our Tree Store
A Memorial Tree was planted for Marie
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Crouse Funeral Home
Services for Marie Braddy
There are no events scheduled. You can still show your support by planting a tree in memory of Marie Braddy.
Plant a tree in memory of Marie
Share Your Memory of