SUMMER SHADE — Herbert (Herb) Evan Branham, 81, of Summer Shade, died Wednesday, June 11, 2014, at Monroe County Medical Center.
He was the son of the late Mollie Vibbert and Thomas Evan Branham, born in Dubre, on Oct. 20, 1932. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Ruby Turner Branham. They were married April 12, 1952.
He worked at Mallory's 29 years, and was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
He is also survived by three daughters, Marilyn Page, Summer Shade, Debbie (Jimmy) Coe, Tompkinsville, and Donna Branham, Summer Shade; one sister, Iva Shaw, Greenwood, Ind.; five grandchildren, Craig Bunch, Summer Shade, Cliff Bunch, Glasgow, Justin Bunch, Tompkinsville, Nina Bunch, Tompkinsville, and Nikki Grider, Summer Shade; seven great-grandchildren, Kendall, Kaitlyn, Sabashtyn, Jackson, Jenna Fay, Damiann, and Landen.; and a special family member, Jon Washer. He was preceded in death, by his parents; one sister, Inell Luttrell and five infant brothers and sisters.
Funeral services will be Sunday, June 15, at 1:30 p.m. at McMurtrey Funeral Home with Dr. Jerry Neal Bean officiating, with burial to follow in Franklin Cemetery in Cumberland County. Visitation will be Friday, June 13, at 3 p.m., Saturday, June 14, and Sunday, until time of the service.
Memorials may be made to Franklin Cemetery.