AMerican Veteran 11

Terry Lynn Branson

May 16, 1946 ~ April 11, 2020 (age 73)



Mr. Terry Lynn Branson, 73 of Waycross, passed away Saturday morning, April 11, 2020, at Candler Hospital in Savannah.
Born in Pinehurst, NC on May 16, 1946, he had lived in Waycross most of his life.  Mr. Branson was a US Army veteran having served during the Vietnam Conflict.  He had worked as a Correctional Officer with Ware State Prison prior to becoming a truck driver the United States Postal Service.  He was a Mason and a Shriner and enjoyed playing the Bass guitar.  Mr. Branson loved his family, fishing, and his pet dogs, ‘Lil Man and Jake.
He was the son of the late Millard Jeffrey & Stella Louise Newell Branson.  He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Tracy Walker.
Survivors include his daughter, Brandy Spates (Justin Griffis) of Blackshear; a son-in-law, Jeffrey Walker (BJ Rouse) of Waycross; 4 grandchildren, Kyndal (Justin) Stephens, T. J. Walker, Slade Godwin, and Holt Spates; 2 great grandchildren, Walker Stephens and Stella Stephens; his sister, Frances (Robert) Landrum of Blackshear; his nephew, Lee Landrum; his former wife and mother of his children, Shirley (Jim) Holton of Blackshear; and several other relatives and friends.
Due to COVID-19, the family will have a memorial service honoring Terry’s life at a later date.
Memorialization will be by cremation.
Interment will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery.
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Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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