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James Martin Branson, Sr
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1889
Death: Nov. 19, 1963

Born in Hazel Patch, Laurel Co., KY. Son of James Garrett Branson and Sarah Catherine Dees. Married, 1916 in GA, Bessie Lee Brewer, daughter of John Coldiron Brewer and Sarah "Sallie" Mullins. Married 2nd, Estelle Mullinax, daughter of Joseph E. and Victoria Mullinax.
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THE ATLANTA JOURNAL
ATLANTA, GEORGIA
Nov 20 1963

Memorial Obituary

Entered Into Eternal Rest
Tuesday, Nov. 19, 1963

James M. Branson Sr.

Funeral services for James Martin Branson Sr., 74, of 1120 Sells Ave., SW, a retired school-teacher, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Gordon Street Baptist church. Dr. D. J. Evans will officiate, with burial in Westview Cemetery.

Mr. Branson died in an Atlanta hospital Tuesday.

He was a member of Gordon Street Baptist Church and the Cascade Masonic Lodge, and taught in the Atlanta School System 35 years before his retirement.

Mr. Branson is survived by his widow; daughters, Mrs. M. C. Lyon and Mrs. J. R. Hayes, both of Atlanta; sons, James M. Branson Jr. of Marietta and Bill B. Branson of Liverpool, N.Y.; several sisters and brothers and seven grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Garrett Branson (1859 - 1927)
  Sarah Catherine Dees Branson (1864 - 1942)
 
 Spouses:
  Bessie Lee Brewer Branson (1891 - 1937)
  Estelle Mullinax Branson (1897 - 1998)
 
 Children:
  James Martin Branson (1918 - 2009)*
  Haidee Bess Branson Lyon (1920 - 1995)*
  Bonnie Ruth Branson Hayes (1922 - 1996)*
  William Brewer Branson (1925 - 2002)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Henry Branson (1885 - 1976)*
  John William Branson (1887 - 1957)*
  James Martin Branson (1889 - 1963)
  Ida Mae Branson Jennings (1892 - 1980)*
  George Washington Branson (1894 - 1972)*
  Frank Leslie Branson (1896 - 1987)*
  Minnie Ola Branson Fisher (1899 - 1983)*
  Lillie Branson Washington (1901 - 1992)*
  Stella Branson Ray (1904 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westview Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
Record added: Jul 29, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20690575
James Martin Branson, Sr
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James Martin Branson, Sr
Added by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
 
James Martin Branson, Sr
Added by: Sarah Locklin Taylor
 
 
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- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Aug. 11, 2007

- Sarah Locklin Taylor
 Added: Aug. 11, 2007
 
 
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