Margie Ruth “Muddy” Branham Morgan

Margie Ruth “Muddy” Branham Morgan
1 Feb 1919 – 18 Sep 2006 (aged 87)


Margie Ruth “Muddy” Branham Morgan was born on 01 Feb 1919 in South Carolina, USA a child of John Hubert Branham and Daisy Susanna Sloan Branham.


Ruth Branham was counted in the census on 05 Apr 1930 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, as a 12-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, John Branham; her mother, Daisy Branham; her siblings, Leonard Branham, John W. Branham, Ruby L. Branham, and Maude Branham; and her great-aunt, Fannie Young.


When she was 20, she married Curtis Willie Morgan, son of Alvin Levert Morgan and Sarah Alice Nelson, on 07 Jan 1940 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

Ruth Morgan was counted in the census on April 9, 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, United States, as a 21-year-old, female, married, white, daughter-in-law, also in the home was her father-in-law, A L Morgan; her mother-in-law, Alice Morgan; her sisters-in-law, Pearl Morgan, and Ellie Morgan; her brother-in-law, Purvis Morgan; her husband, Curtis Morgan; and her grandfather-in-law; W B Nelsen.


On August 6, 1956, Mrs Curtis Morgan was mentioned as the living daughter in the obituary of John H Branham.


On October 22, 1966, Ruth Branham was mentioned as the living mother in the obituary of Mrs. Erline Morgan Wilson.


On October 31, 1972, Mrs Ruth Morgan was mentioned as the living daughter in the obituary of Mrs Daisy Sloan Branham.


On July 24, 1998, Ruth Morgan was mentioned in the newspaper article “Blaney graduates celebrate 60th reunion.


On May 26, 1999, Ruth Branham Morgan was mentioned as the living wife in the obituary of Curtis Morgan.


Margie Ruth “Muddy” Branham Morgan died on 18 Sep 2006 in Savannah, Chatham, Georgia, USA at Shadowmoss Plantation Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Residence. She was buried on 21 Sep 2006 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA at Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery.

Ruth Branham Morgan

ELGIN- Funeral service for Ruth Branham Morgan, 87, will be held 3 o’clock Thursday, September 21, 2006 at Hillcrest Baptist Church with The Reverend Kenneth Jackson and The Reverend Jimmy Carlisle officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o’clock on Wednesday at Shives Funeral Home. Mrs. Morgan’s grandsons and great-grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Memorials may be made to Shadowmoss Plantation Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Residence, 249 Holland Drive, Savannah, GA 31419.

Mrs. Morgan died Monday, September 18, 2006 at Shadowmoss Plantation Alzheimer’s and Memory Care Residence in Savannah, GA. Born February 1, 1919, she was the daughter of the late John Branham and Daisey Sloan Branham. Mrs. Morgan had lived the last 2 ½ years in Meldrim, GA where she enjoyed fishing and trips to the mountains and the Amish country. She enjoyed gospel music and telling stories of her life. Her love was to sit with her pictures and tell stories of each one. Ruth was retired from civil service and was a charter member of Hillcrest Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school and was a member of the Senior Ladies Sunday School class.

Mrs. Morgan was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Curtis Morgan; son, Benny Morgan; daughter, Earline Morgan Wilson; and brothers, J.W. Branham and Leonard Branham.

Survivors include her three sons, J.C. Morgan and wife Mary Morgan of Elgin, SC, Purvis Morgan of Elgin, SC, Rusty Morgan and wife Robin Morgan of Meldrim, Ga; ten grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren. One great-great-granddaughter; sisters, Maude Cherry (Jim Cherry) of Lugoff, SC, Leona Smith of Camden, SC, Juanita Grover (Marion Grover) of Elgin.

Located in Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA
Photo added by Tombstoner
Ruth Morgan and Her Great Grandson James Enman Herbison.
Photo taken December 2001
Granny was always down to play a game with her grandchildren, here she is playing trouble, with her granddaughter, Amanda Michelle Morgan.
Ruth Morgan and her granddaughter, Amanda Michelle Morgan-Anderson
Ruth Braham Morgan and Nita Braham Coker
Nita Braham Coker and Ruth Branham Morgan
Photo was taken during the open house for Ruth and Curtis Morgan’s 50th Anniversary
at Hillcrest Baptist Church, Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina.
Nita Braham Coker, Maude Branham Cherry, grandchild and Ruth Branham Morgan.


On August 19, 2012, Ruth Morgan was listed as a deceased sister in the obituary of Juanita B. Coker.


On February 24, 2022, Ruth Branham Morgan was listed as the deceased sister in the obituary of Maude Branham Cherry.

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