|Birth: ||Sep. 27, 1886|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 1981|
WAYNESBORO -- Guy Huitt Branaman, 94, of 577 Maples Ave., died Wednesday (March 25, 1981) at King's Daughters' Hospital.
He was born in Augusta County Sept. 27, 1886, son of S.M. and Emma C. (Yount) Branaman.
Branaman was a member of First Presbyterian Church and an attorney in Waynesboro. He began practicing law in 1912 in Waynesboro.
In 1911 he and E.W. Barger started an insurance real estate and small loan business known as E.W. Barger Inc. They remained partners until 1967 when the business was incorporated.
He was chairman of the Waynesboro School Board for nine years, charter member of the Waynesboro Rotary Club, past president of the Waynesboro-East Augusta Chamber of Commerce and the local bar association.
Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Mattie G. Branaman; one son, Guy H. Branaman Jr. of Raleigh, N.C.; two daughters, Mrs. Helen B. Koiner of Waynesboro and Mrs. Jean B. Roper of Milwaukee, Wis.; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren .
A graveside service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverview Cemetery by the Rev. J. Whitner Kennedy.
The family will receive friends at the residence of his grandson, R.L. Meador, in Warren Oaks at Ladd.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to First Presbyterian Church Memorial Education Fund or Trout Unlimited, in care of George Hausler, treasurer, 2433 Courtland St., Waynesboro, Va. 22980.
Etter Funeral Homes is handling arrangements.
Staunton News Leader -- Staunton, Augusta County, Virginia -- March 26, 1981 -- Thursday -- Page #3.
Sylvester M. Branaman (1846 - 1906)
Emma C. Yount Branaman (1849 - 1899)
Mattie Bell Guy Branaman (1889 - 1985)
Martha Belle Branaman (____ - 1917)*
Helen Emma Branaman Koiner (1915 - 2002)*
James Artemus Branaman (1918 - 1954)*
Created by: JEM
Record added: Aug 07, 2010
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My great-grandfather, Grandad. I hate to see that the stone is in such bad shape. I hope to get to Waynesboro late this summer.|
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