Edward M. Branum

April 7, 1936 – April 29, 2021

Edward M. Branum age 85 of Bedford passed away on Thursday, April 29,
2021 at 6:51 a.m. at IU Health in Bedford.

He was born on April 7, 1936, in Bartlettsville, Kentucky to Edward and Viola Branum. He was married to his late wife, Emeline for 35 years and then married Carolyn R. Edwards on July 1, 1998, and she survives.

Ed ran and operated Wilson Locker in Brownstown for 25 plus years and was a professional meat cutter for more than 40 years retiring in July of 2020, he was an avid bowler and loved to go dancing with his wife.

He was a friend of Dr. Bob and Dr. Bill for 38 years of sobriety, he was loved and admired by many. He was a member of the Mitchell First Church of God.

Survivors include his wife Carolyn Branum of Bedford, two sisters, Effie
Johnson of Stinesville and Alice (Clyde) Dewiert of Dunn Reef, Indiana,
two sons, Eddie Darrell (Tom) Branum and wife Betty of Kurtz, and Walter
Barnum and wife Karen of Florida, Step-son, Mathanial Brown of Bedford,
five sisters-in-law’s; Judy, Sherry, Branda, Cindy and Rebecca, brother-in-
law; Rick (Diana) Kimanan, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Emeline, daughter, Connie,
son, Terry and wife Becky Branum, granddaughter, Penny, two brothers, and mother-in-law, Marjorie Linton

Funeral services will be on Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Noon at the
Mitchell First Church of God, burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory
Gardens, with Dr. Robert Courson, officiating. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at Noon, at the Mitchell First Church of God.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is entrusted with his care.