Jewell Branham, 79, of Louisville, Kentucky, formerly of Columbia, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 9:40 AM at the Baptist East Hospital in Louisville after an illness.
She was born February 7, 1939 in Columbia, the daughter of the late Robert Hindman and Blanche Bailey Bell.
She was preceded in death by her husband Willie “Bill” Branham on September 11, 1992.
Mrs. Branham was a retired owner and board member of the Branham Corporation in Louisville.
She is survived by one son, Doug (Sandy) Branham of Louisville; one brother, Robert Bell, of Columbia; one sister, Maxine Sparks, of Columbia; three grandchildren, Jason (Jamie) Branham, Sarah (Derek) Tehrani, and Abbygail Branham; two great grandchildren, Tyler Branham and Logan Tehrani; one sister- in- law, Linda Branham Holland, of Louisville; one local niece, Michelle Sparks VanArsdale of Columbia; and several other nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be Monday, October 8, 2018 at 1:00 PM at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
The clergy officiating is Bro. Larry Wisdom.
Interment will be in the Columbia Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM on Sunday and any time prior to the funeral hour on Monday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Parkinson Foundation: 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800 Miami, FL 33131
Pallbearers will be Chris Branham, Jeff Branham, Tyler Branham, Robby Holland, Derek Tehrani, and Noah VanArsdale.
Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements.