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James Horace McCarter obituary
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Juanita Sue Branam Parton Ramsey Webb obituary
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Lela Branam obituary
- [S112] Census, 1930.
Name: Glen Branam
Event Date: 1930
Event Place: District 2, Sevier, Tennessee
Marital Status: Single
Estimated Birth Year: 1925
Relationship to Head of Household: Son
Father's Birthplace: Tennessee
Mother's Birthplace: Tennessee
Enumeration District Number: 2
Family Number: 40
Sheet Number and Letter: 3A
Line Number: 13
NARA Publication: T626, roll 2271
Film Number: 2342005
Digital Folder Number: 4547919
Image Number: 00598
Household Gender Age
Parent Clarance Branam M 26
Parent Nora Branam F 27
Glen Branam M 5
Lillie Grace Branam F 3
Donald Branam M 0
- [S23] Atchley Funeral Home, (http://www.atchleyfuneralhome.com/), 9 Jan 2009.
Ray Glenn Branam
June 10, 1925 - January 09, 2009
Birthplace: Greenbriar, TN
Resided In: Gatlinburg Tennessee USA
Visitation: January 12, 2009
Service: January 12, 2009
Cemetery: McCarter-Williams Cemetery
Ray Glenn Branam, age 83 of Gatlinburg, TN, passed away Friday, January 9, 2009.
Born and raised in the Greenbriar area of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, he graduated from Pittman Center High School in 1943. He served with the U.S Marine Corps during WW II with the 968th Platoon, 1st Amphibious, Charlie Company. He retired from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park Service. While at the park, he wrote a manual for forestry fire fighting. He was a long time member of Gatlinburg Fire Department, serving for over 50 years, 15 years as Assistant Chief for the volunteers. He contributed to the “Essentials of Fire Fighting” training manual by the Fire Service Trainging Association. He also helped organize the Pittman Center, TN Volunteer Fire Department. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. He was a member of the Webbs Creek Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence M. and Nora Price Branam; brothers Donald and Fred Eugene “Buck” Branam; and sisters Juanita Sue Webb and Margaret Ann Green.
His wife of 53 years: Vivian McCarter Branam
Daughters and Sons-in-law: Dorothy & Lee Whaley of Marietta, GA; Judy & Wendell Huskey of Pittman Center, TN; Linda & A.C. Cooper of Knoxville, TN; and Brenda & Dana Haynes of Seymour, TN
Son and Daughter-in-law: James G. “Jim” & Connie Branam, Middletown, OH
Grandchildren: Donnie Cooper & wife Rebbecca; Cambrai Huskey Bradberry & husband Russ; and Nicki & Candi Short
Great-Grandchildren: Allie Gail Cooper and Russell Payce Bradberry
Sisters: Lillie Grace Webb and Helen Ogle & husband Ray
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either the Gatlinburg Fire Department, or the Pittman Center Fire Department.
Funeral service 7 PM Monday in the chapel of Atchley Funeral Home with A.C. Cooper officiating. Family and friends will meet for a graveside service and interment 11 AM Tuesday at McCarter-Williams Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5-7 PM Monday at Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)