COLUMBIA – Cory Shawn Braden, 28, of Columbia, was granted his wings Nov. 10, 2012.
He was born in Columbia on March 6, 1984, to Christina Perkins-Heuer. He married Jessica Braden in October 2006. He loved and protected his four children. Cory enjoyed spending his free time with his children and wife, as well as hunting, fishing and spending time with his best friend, Jay.
He is survived by his wife, Jessica; their children, Trinity, Addison and Maddox; former wife, Reagan Bailey, and their son, Alic; mother, Christina Perkins-Heuer; brother, Michael Braden; grandfather, Roy (Clarence) Perkins; aunt, Shelly Herriford; and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Judy Rippeto-Perkins.
Visitation/Memorial will be held at Nilson’s Funeral home, Lake of the Woods from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012. Graveside services will be held Sunday, November 18, at 1 p.m. at the Goshen Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, 500 Cedar Tree Lane, Hartsburg.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Jessica Braden at Academy Bank to the benefit of Jessica and Cory Braden's children.