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 Jarrett Ray “J.R.” Branscum

Jarrett Ray “J.R.” Branscum

Alco, Stone County, Arkansas, USA
Death 22 Jul 2009 (aged 63)
Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
Burial Sand Springs, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA
Memorial ID 39741079 · View Source
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Jarrett Ray Branscum, 63, of Tulsa, passed from this life at his home in Tulsa on Wednesday, July 22, 2009, after a brief battle of lung cancer.

J.R. was born in Alco, Arkansas on September 5, 1945, one of 10 children born to William Clifton "W.C." Branscum and Myrtis Irene Morrison Branscum.

J.R. went to Timbo School and Leslie School, graduating in 1964. Jimmy Driftwood (real name-James Corbitt Morris) was one of his school teachers at Timbo. He went to the Technical School in Hot Springs, AR before being drafted into the army.

Jarrett served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War and received two Purple Hearts. He was a lifetime member of the VFW in Arkansas.


Also survived by his two doggie boys, Buddy and Puddles. JR loved taking those two doggie boys on a walk every day until he got sick.

Visitation will be Friday, July 24, 2009 at the funeral home from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, July 25, 2009 at Woodland Memorial Park, 1200 N Cleveland, Sand Springs, OK, under the direction of Mobley-Dodson Funeral Service. Tom Wilson and his wife Margie will be officiating at the services.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Jarrett Ray “J.R.” Branscum (5 Sep 1945–22 Jul 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 39741079, citing Woodland Memorial Park Cemetery, Sand Springs, Tulsa County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by OkieBran (contributor 46530611) .