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William E "Bill" Branham
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1928
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 2008
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

William E. (Bill) Branham , 79, retired life insurance executive died on October 17, 2008 after a brave 3-month battle with lung cancer. Bill was born in Los Angeles, CA on December 7, 1928 to Donald L. and Mildred Evans Branham. He attended the University of Oklahoma where he was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma. Bill graduated summa cum laude from Northwestern Univ. in Evanston, IL. He entered the life insurance business in 1951 with Connecticut Mutual Life and became General Agent for Okla. in 1958 until his retirement in 1989. Bill obtained the Chartered Life Underwriting Degree, CLU agency Management Certificate, the CLU Advanced Estate Planning Certificate and the Chartered Financial Consultant Certificate. He was a lifetime member of the Million Dollar Roundtable. In 1961 his agency won the Presidents Trophy of CML and in 1974 CML Agency Development Award. He was honored by the Life Underwriters Assoc. as agent of the year. Bill was known for his sense of humor, keen intellect, his love of his wife of 42 years, Carolyn and family. He enjoyed tennis, golf, reading and traveling the world with Carolyn. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Donald. Mr. Branham is survived by his wife Carolyn; daughter Sally Yearout (Russ) and sons Bracht and Bevans; four grandchildren; his loving sisters-in-law Cheryl Ivy (Arlie) and Candace Sailer (Jeff), and brother-in-law Earl Kane. Special thanks to his kind caregivers Nora Hensley, Lina Tang, Victorie Morales and the Doctors and Staff at Mercy Hospital Oncology floor. A memorial service will be held at All Souls Episcopal Church, 6400 N. Pennsylvania, OKC 73116, on October 22, at 2:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, those desiring, please make contributions in Mr. Branham 's name to All Souls Episcopal Church or the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation. 
All Souls Church Columbarium
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: 10
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mark
Record added: Apr 14, 2013
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