Funeral arrangements have been announced for the three-year-old who died after a two-vehicle crash in Oak Ridge on Friday, January 13.
The crash occurred at about 5:20 p.m. January 13 at the intersection of Emory Valley Road and Lafayette Drive.
Jason Robert Braden III of Clinton died at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville from injuries sustained in the crash, according to his obituary.
It said Jason will be dearly missed by all his family. Jason loved to watch “Tom the Tow Truck” on his tablet, and his favorite dogs on “Paw Patrol” were Marshal and Chase. Jason’s favorite song was “Burning it Down,” and he loved his baby brother, Justyn.
Jason is survived by his parents, Jason and Ashley Braden of Clinton; baby brother, Justyn; grandparents, Jason Robert Braden of Clinton, Rebecca Asbury of Powell, Lisa Hadley of Powell, and David West of Wartburg; great-grandparents, Robert and Helen Braden of Clinton, and Paul Downam from Clinton; and a host of aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Jason’s family will receive his friends on Sunday, January 22, from noon-2 p.m. in the chapel of Jones Mortuary, with his funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. with Nathan Braden officiating. Jason’s interment will follow his funeral service at the Anderson Memorial Gardens in Clinton. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.