Obituary of Vernon O. Branham
LUGOFF – Funeral service for Vernon O. Branham, 89, will be held on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home. The family will receive friends following the service at the funeral home. Burial will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2022 at 11am in Fort Jackson National Cemetery.
Mr. Branham passed away at home on Saturday, May 14, 2022. Born in Ridgeway, he was the son of the late Herbert M. Branham, Sr. and Janie Mae Branham. He retired as a carpenter with Wateree Construction. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, racing, and Gamecock football. Mr. Branham was a family man who enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving are his wife of 35 years, Sherrill Biddix Branham; step-daughter, Brenda Lee Johnson; daughters-in-law, Suzan Walters and Windy Martin; grandchildren, Nicole Lawrence, J.R. Boozer, Samantha Murray and Amanda Murray; great-grandchildren, Abigail Wyatt, Xena Boozer, William Boozer, Nicolas Murray, Joshua Payne, Jordan Murray and Preston Murray; numerous nieces and nephews; and his dog, “Co-Co”. He was predeceased by step-son, Timothy Robert Murray; and 5 sisters and 6 brothers.