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June 30, 2012

Edna Earl Brannon

ADEL — Edna Earl Brannon, 96, of Adel passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012 at Memorial Convalescent Center of Adel. A funeral service for Mrs. Brannon will take place at 10 a.m. Monday in the Chapel of Boone Funeral Home with Mr. Chris Newbern officiating. Interment will take place in Broxton City Cemetery at 3 p.m. Monday in Broxton. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Boone Funeral Home, located at 1804 S. Hutchinson Ave. in Adel.

Mrs. Brannon was born in Abbeville, Ala. to the late Albert and Nellie Belle Peebles on Nov. 24, 1915. She has been a Cook County resident since 1961 and was a member of First Assembly of God in Adel, Joy Ladies Sunday school class and the Pink Ladies Auxiliary. She retired from Memorial Hospital of Adel after 25 years of dedicated service as a certified nurse assistant and a ward clerk. Mrs. Brannon was preceded in death by her husband, James Byron Brannon; a daughter, Mary Catherine Brannon; two grandchildren; and four brothers.

She is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, James Brannon of Douglas, David and Faye Brannon of Tifton and Larry and Sharon Brannon of Marietta; two daughters, Nell Brewington of Adel and Christine McLean of Broxton; 12 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, Felix Peebles of Greenwood, S.C.; and a sister, Betty Sue Hooks of Oklahoma.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.boonefunerals.com.

Boone Funeral Home of Adel is serving the Brannon family.

 

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