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Columbia Missourian

Cory Shawn Braden loved his family, the outdoors

By Taylor Malottki
November 14, 2012 | 6:48 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA – Cory Shawn Braden, 28, of Columbia died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012.

Mr. Braden was born on March 6, 1984, to Christina Perkins-Heuer.

When he wasn't busy spending time with his wife, Jessica Braden, and their three children, he ventured outdoors to hunt or fish.

He married Jessica Braden in October 2006.

He is survived by his wife and their three children, Trinity, Addison and Maddox; former wife, Reagan Bailey, and their child, Alic; mother, Christina Perkins-Heuer; brother, Michael Braden; grandfather, Roy (Clarence) Perkins; aunt, Shelly Herriford; and nieces and nephews.

His grandmother, Judy Rippeto-Perkins, died earlier.

A visitation will be held  from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Nilson Funeral Home at 5611 Saint Charles Road.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at Goshen Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery at 500 Cedar Tree Lane in Hartsburg.

The family asks that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Mrs. Braden at Academy Bank at 1201 Grindstone Parkway, Columbia, MO 65201, for the benefit of the Bradens' children.