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Rose Marie Branham


Rose Marie Branham, 77 of Bellefontaine, passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.

She was born in Logan County on Dec. 31, 1935, a daughter of the late Raymond Hurley and Glenna Lucille (Roughton) Anderson.  She was also preceded in death by grandchildren, Nikki Miesse and Raymond Johnson, brothers, Lloyd, Cloyd and William “Bill” Anderson.

On June 1, 1958, in Bellefontaine, she married Ronald Branham and he survives along with their children, Roseanne (Brent) Miesse of Springfield, Ronald Russell Branham of Bellefontaine and Rita (Dan) Johnson of Rushsylvania; grandchildren, Cynthia (Steve) Hudson, Andrew Miesse, Ashley Johnson, Becky Johnson, Brittney Miesse, Stephanie Johnson and Katie Miesse; sister, Ruby Clark of Bellefontaine; brothers, Gilbert (Coila) Anderson of Huntsville, Wilson “Willie” Anderson of Jackson Center and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was a homemaker and member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, Bellefontaine.

A funeral service begins at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest Baptist Church. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine, and from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday from at the church. Burial will be in Huntsville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1505 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311.

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