|Birth: ||Dec. 19, 1904|
|Death: ||Jul. 15, 1935|
David is the son of Thomas Grant and Frances Clementine [Ferguson] Brannon.
DEE BRANNON DROWNS SUNDAY
ACCIDENT AT HOMINY FALLS NEAR ROBINSON SCHOOL
Body Recovered About Two Hours After it Sank in Deep Hole
Dee Brannon was drowned in Big Hominy Creek at the falls near the Roberson school Sunday afternoon about four o’clock. He and several friends were fishing and according to reports he had started to swim across the hole of water which in sixteen or eighteen feet deep. He sank below the surface of the water and failed to appear anymore.
Jack Powell of the Hominy Funeral Home, Fire Chief Allison, Dr. C. K. Logan and others went to the scene and fished the body out of sixteen foot of water. All attempts at resuscitation proved futile. The body had been in the water about one and half-hours.
He is survived by his Mother and four sisters, Mrs. Frank Atkinson, Mrs. Bonnie Reams, Mrs. Jewel Gaines, Miss Beulah Brandon [should be Brannon] and two brothers, John and Dock Brandon [should be Brannon]. His Father died two years ago.
Funeral services were held at the Church of the Nazarine at three o’clock Tuesday afternoon by Rev., W.H. Barlow and interment was made in the Hominy cemetery.
Mr. and Mrs. Mort Gates who live near the swimming hole say that it is a very treacherous and dangerous hole.
A. J. Powell Memorial Cemetery
Plot: Section 40, Row 1, Grave 7
Created by: Vicky Dennis
Record added: Jan 13, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8275329
Added: Sep. 16, 2009