In loving memory of

Yelondia Gale Braxton
December 17, 1962 - February 20, 2021

Yelondia Gale Braxton, age 58, of Quincy, died Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 6:31 pm in Blessing Hospital.

Gale was born December 17, 1962 in Louisiana, Missouri, the daughter of Harper and Winona Cannon Allison. She was married to the love of her life, Harold Braxton, and they had been together for 35 years.

Gale was a graduate of Bowling Green High School in Bowling Green, Missouri. She attended the University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri. Gale worked as a RN in the Quincy area.

Gale loved music and epically lifting her voice in song. She was a wonderful cook and often catered meals for family and friends. Gale was a free spirit who loved life and caring for others. She cherished her family.

Gale survived by her husband, Harold; her two children, Nicolle York of FL, and Xavier Talton, Sr. of Quincy; two grandchildren, Camden and Maddilyn York; brothers and sisters, Michelle Mitchell, Carol Allison, Juni Allison, Ronald Allison, Kenneth Cannon, and Leticia Clark, all of Missouri, and Evan Allison of Quincy; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Gale was preceded in death by her parents, two grandchildren, Xavier Talton, Jr. and Jasper York, and a brother, Harold Allison.

A private family memorial will be held to Celebrate Gale's life.

Memorials: to the family c/o Harold Braxton. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


Michelle wrote on Apr 9, 2021:

"Missing you a lot! "

Patricia Johnson wrote on Feb 27, 2021:

"My deepest sympathy and prayers"

Roslyn wrote on Feb 23, 2021:

"Rest peacefully I will look out for your baby just like you always did mine. "

Patty Bauer wrote on Feb 22, 2021:

"So sorry to hear this. My best memory of Gale was when we convinced people at Ponderosa (where i first met her and worked with her) that we were sisters, but we were as different as night and day. Thoughts and prayers with her and her family. Patty "

Robert Bell Jr wrote on Feb 22, 2021:

"I'm praying Comfort and peace for the family, I think God for the family. Pastor Robert Bell"

Tammy Hawkins wrote on Feb 22, 2021:

"Memories of us playing as kids on my summer visits will be the memories I cherish. With deepest sympathy, cousin Tammy Hawkins. "