Obituary Pearl Effie Branson

Pearl Effie (Creed) Branson, 91, of Aberdeen, passed on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst. 

A visitation will be held from 1 to 2 PM with a service to follow at 2 PM on Saturday, October 10, 2020 at the Liberty Christian Church 1810 Quewhiffle Rd Aberdeen, with Pastor Bob Manuel officiating. Masks are required.  Burial will follow in Bethesda Cemetery in Aberdeen.

Mrs. Branson was born April 19, 1929.  She was truly a woman of God.  She was an avid gardener who loved to cook and spend time outdoors and with family.

She was preceded in death by her husband Pozy Branson in the early 70s.  Also preceding her in death were her four children, Brenda Garner, Betsy Sparks, Dennis Branson, Richard Branson and a granddaughter, Shelia Branson Jones along with several brothers and sisters.

She is survived by six grandchildren, Scott Sparks and wife Debra, Michelle Ellerbe and husband Reginald, Shelton Branson and wife Shenita, Katie Branson, Richard Garner and wife Robin, and Sandra Branson. Also, surviving are several great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and a very close friend Bob Penney.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in memory of Pearl Branson to the St. Judes Children’s Research Hospital.

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Services entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Southern Pines.

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