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Margaret Beatrice Davis Branscum
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1917
Kentucky, USA
Death: Mar. 10, 2012
Kentucky, USA

Margaret Beatrice Davis Branscum, 94 years, 11 months and 26 days of age, of Somerset, Kentucky, departed this life on March 10th, 2012 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset.

Margaret was born on March 13th, 1917 in Keno, Kentucky, daughter of the late Lydia Morrow Davis and William Henry Davis. Margaret was a homemaker and member of the Mount Union Baptist Church. She loved to cook and make quilts.

Margaret was survived by four sons, Clyde (and Margie) Branscum of Camden, Delaware, Ricky (and Valeria) Branscum of Bronston, Kentucky, Richard Wayne (and Missy) Branscum of Somerset, Kentucky, and Vernon Dale Branscum of Keno, Kentucky; seven daughters, Shirley (and Bob) Livingston of Clearwater, Florida, Wanda Creekbaum of Cincinnati, Ohio, Helen Davis of Keno, Kentucky, Jewel Bradshaw of Burnside, Kentucky, Edith Carol (and David) Mackes of Sarasota, Florida, Sue Hines of Somerset, Kentucky, and Cindy (and Danny) Nolan of Strunk, Kentucky; forty-four grandchildren; fifty-nine great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; one sister, Edna Poore of Middletown, Indiana; and a host of other family and friends who mourn her passing.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lydia and William Davis; her husband, Willie Branscum, whom she married in 1950 in Keno, Kentucky; one son, Willard Branscum; one daughter, Georgia Morrow; four brothers, Othel Davis, Arnold Davis, Elbert Davis, and Junior Davis; six sisters, Georgia Poore, Elzie Davis, Ruby Farmer, Ester Hunter, Flonnie Davis, and Lilly Davis; and five son-in-laws, Junior Morrow, Bill Creekbaum, Bobby Davis, James Bradshaw, and Bill Hines.

Visitations were held on Tuesday, March 13th, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. at the Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky, and again after 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, March 14th at the Mount Union Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at the Mount Union Baptist Church with Bro. Perry Dobbs and Bro. Clyde Strunk officiating.

Her grandsons served as her pallbearers.

Burial followed in the Mount Union Cemetery in Pulaski County, Kentucky.


I'd like the memory of me
to be a happy one.
I'd like to leave an after glow
of smiles when life is done.
I'd like to leave an echo
whispering softly down the ways,
Of happy times and laughing times
and bright and sunny days.
I'd like the tears of those who grieve,
to dry before the sun
of happy memories
that I leave when my life is done. 
Family links: 
  William Henry Davis (1886 - 1962)
  Lydia Morrow Davis (1888 - 1980)
  Willie E Branscum (1903 - 1988)*
  Willard A Branscum (1929 - 1981)*
  Elbert Scott Davis (1912 - 1984)*
  Margaret Beatrice Davis Branscum (1917 - 2012)
*Calculated relationship
Note: Obituary information courtesy of funeral home.
Mount Union Cemetery
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Cadmus
Record added: Mar 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86558706
Margaret Beatrice <i>Davis</i> Branscum
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