Frances Juanita Nelson Branham

1927

Frances Juanita Nelson Branham, was born June 26, 1927 in Lugoff, she was the daughter of the late Jesse Nelson and Ruth Price Nelson.

1942

When she was 14, she married Cranshaw Sparks Branham Sr, son of Lawrence Branham and Mary Annie Sharpe Branham, on 04 Jan 1942 in Elgin, Kershaw, South Carolina, USA.

“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-6R2T?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” , FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-6R2J?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.
“South Carolina, County Marriage Licenses, 1911-1951,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91K-6RKJ?cc=3161369 : 19 June 2020), > image 1 of 1; South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia.

2003

On April 22, 2003, Juanita Nelson Branham was mentioned as the surviving wife in the obtiuary of Cranshaw Branham, Sr.

2011

Juanita Branham

ELGIN – Funeral service to celebrate the life of Juanita Nelson Branham, 84, of Elgin, will be held Thursday, July 21, 2011 at 2:00 PM in Hillcrest Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Rev. Ken Jackson and Rev. George Cashwell will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday, July 20, 2011 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Branham’s memory to the American Cancer Society, c/o Gail Kirkland, 647 Lachicotte Rd., Lugoff, SC 29078, the American Heart Association of SC Memorials & Tributes, P. O. Box 5216, Glen Allen,VA 23058 or the Gideon International, P. O. Box 1333, Camden, SC 29020.

Mrs. Branham, widow of  Cranshaw Branham Sr.; died Monday, July 18, 2011. Born in Lugoff, she was a daugther of the late Jesse Nelson and Ruth Price Nelson. She was a charter member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

Surviving were her children, Ruth Cooper (Howard), Lucy Cansler, Otis Branham ( Sylvia) all of Elgin, Clara Fenton ( Larry) of Camden, Cranshaw Branham, Jr.( Sherry) of Elgin, Sarah Riley (Bobby) of Elgin; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; brother, J.C. Nelson (Margaret Catoe Nelson) of Westville, SC. She was predeceased by 2 infant sons, granddaughter, Kelley Cansler; 2 sisters, Mary Miles and Lula McKay.

The family wishes to express a special thank you to Dr. Terry Smith and staff at SCOA, Kershaw Health Hospice and Home Health.

Koregay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is in charge of arragngements.

On-line condolences may be sent to the Branham family by visiting www.kornegayfuneral.com.

July 20, 2011  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina Page 12
Cranshaw Branham and Juanita Branham
Located in Hillcrest Baptist Church Cemetery
Elgin, Kershaw County, South Carolina, USA

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