Pearle E Wages was counted in the census on 22 Jan 1920 in Shady Grove, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 3-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Graftin S Wages, Jr.; her mother, Carrie B Wages; and her sisters, Lyda B Wages and Catherine W. Wages.
Pear Wages was counted in the census on 01 May 1930 in Shady Grove, Richland, South Carolina, USA, as a 14-year-old, female, single, white, daughter. Also in the home was her father, Grafton Wages; her mother, Carrie Wages; and her sisters, Catherine W. Wages and Selma Wages.
Pearl Branham was counted in the census on 13 May 1940 in Wateree, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA, as a 24-year-old, female, married, white, white. Also in the home was her husband, Willie Branham; and their children, Richard Branham, Dorothy Branham, and Williard Branham.
On March 21, 1966, Mrs. Pearl Branham was listed as a living daughter in the obituary of Grafton Seth Wages, Jr.
On March 28, 1972, Pearl Wags Branham was listed in the newspaper article “Elgin Man Drowns In Boating Mishap.”
On May 12, 1983, Mrs. Pearl Wages Branham was listed as the living wife in the obituary of Willie H Branham.
On November 9, 1985, Mrs. Pearl Branham was listed as the living sister in the obituary of Kathryn Wages Hornsby.
She died on 01 Jan 2011 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA. She was buried on 04 Jan 2011 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA in Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery.
ELGIN – Funeral services celebrating the life of Pearl Wages Branham, 94, of Elgin, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 4, 2011 at Hillcrest Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Reverend Kenneth Jackson and Reverend John Corder will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday, January 3, 2011 at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel.
Mrs. Branham, widow of the the late Willie Henry Branham, died Saturday, January 1, 2011. Born in the English Community, she was the daughter of the late, Grafton Wages and Carrie Meetze Wages. She attended Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Surviving were 3 daughters, Dorothy Branham Barrett (Ray Barrett) and Nadine Branham Cox of Elgin and Yvonne Branham Franklin (James L. Franklin) of Kershaw; 2 sons, Alvin R. Branham (Rochella) and Willard K. Branham of Elgin; 19 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild. She was pre-deceased by a son, Roy Larry Branham and sisters, Lydia Wages and Katherine Hornsby and Thelma Martin.
Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is assisting the family.
On-line condolences may be sent to the Branham family by visiting www.kornegayfuneralhome.com.
On October 25, 2021, Pearl Wages Branham was listed as the deceased mother in the obituary of Willard Kenneth “Man” Branham.