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Ruby Mae Branham dies at 86

Funeral services for Ruby Mae Johnson Branham, 86, of McRoberts, were held February 8 at Carty Funeral Home of Neon. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

Born in McRoberts to the late Hiram and Mary Phipps Branham, she died February 5 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

She was the widow of J.E. Bartley, and was later married to Hatler Branham, who preceded her in death. She was the mother of the late Mary Bartley Roark, and a grandmother of the late Anthony Lee Childers.

Mrs. Branham was a charter member of the McRoberts Old Regular Baptist Church.

Mrs. Branham was also preceded in death by six siblings, Fletcher Johnson, Roy Ed Johnson, Frank Johnson, Hazel Mullins, Ruth Mullins, and Lois Muncy.

Surviving are a son, Danny Alvin Branham and wife Donna of McRoberts; two daughters, Carol Bartley Damron of McRoberts, and Janet Bartley Childers and husband Quenton of Millstone; nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and a great-great-grandchild; and a brother, Leonard Johnson.

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