North Santa Rosa

John Lee Branson Sr.

John Lee Branson Sr. age 66 of Jay, Florida passed away on Tuesday morning, February 11, 2014 at his daughter’s home in Century, Florida. He was a lifelong resident of Jay, Florida. He enjoyed going to Farmers Market every morning to drink his coffee and talk to his friends. John enjoyed riding his motorcycle and going fishing with his family. He also enjoyed eating Jan’s “tater” soup. He was a loving husband, father, grandpaw and great-grandpaw.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Walter Sr. and Thelma Lee Branson; two sisters, Mary Ann Carnley and Ella Mae Branson; one brother, Major Branson; two nieces; one nephew and daughter-in-law, Annette Branson.

John is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann Branson; five children, Betty Ann (Jeffery) Kiser of Century, Fl., Danny Lee (Chris) Branson of Brewton, Al., John Branson Jr. (Donna) of Jay, Fl., Michelle (Roy) Johnson of Jay, Fl., and Verlena (Brian) Kennedy of Spanish Fort, Al.; nine grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Walter, Paul and Bascomb Branson and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, February 15, 2014 from 6-8 pm at Jay Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, February 16, 2014 at Jay Funeral Home with Brother Howard officiating services. Burial will follow at Cora Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Brendon Dannelley, Jeffery Kiser, Roy Johnson, Betty Kiser, Brian Kennedy, John Branson Jr. and Danny Branson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Pam Bauldree, Jeff Potoczek, Kip Nowling, Cory Fuston, Stewart Tidwell, and Shane Frayley.

Jay Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements

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