Obituary: Donald Branham

October 11, 1950 – November 5, 2020

Donald Branham, 70, of Bedford, passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 5, 2020 at the home of his daughter.

Born October 11, 1950 in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Marvin and Allene (Denny) Branham. He retired as a truck driver for Conway Central Express and drove for Evans Limestone. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps and a former member of the NLCS school board.

Survivors include a daughter, Stacy Whalen and husband, David; a son, Brad Branham and wife, Diana, all of Bedford; six grandchildren, Cooper Branham, Tra Whalen, Shyah Whalen, Chyanne Prince and husband, Jordan, Hunter Branham, and Gavin Branham; two great grandchildren, Haedyn and Harley Prince; siblings, Marlene Hendershot and Wally Branham and wife, Freida, all of Bedford, Geneva Roark, of Columbus; several cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, November 9th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. until the hour of service on Monday at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions be made to Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services or Bertha’s Mission.

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