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Mary Ruth Branscum, Russell Co., KY (1941-2011)

She was a member of a highly regard Russell Co., KY, family. She was Manager/Waitress of McDonald's, and was of the Baptist Faith.

Mary Ruth Branscum, 69, Alexandria DR, Russell Springs, KY, died Sunday, August 7, 2011, at 10:10amCT in Russell Springs, KY.

Funeral services will be at Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner DR, Russell Springs, KY, at 1pmCT, Wednesday, August 10, 2011, with Bro. Rick Mann and Bro. Tim Coffey officiating. Visitation will be after 4pmCt, at Wilson Funeral Home. Burial will be in Russell Springs Cemetery, Russell Springs, KY.

Pallbearers: Steve Branscum, Bill Sharp, Dave Sharp, Greg Robertson, Philip "Chip" Sharp, and Joe Branscum.

Mary Ruth Branscum, Russell Co., KY (1941-2011)

She was born Wednesday, September 17, 1941 in Frazier, KY. She was the daughter of the late Theo Givens Barnscum and the late Dorothy Venus Canada Branscum. She died Sunday, August 7, 2011, in Russell Springs, Russell Co., KY, at the age of 69 years, 10 months, and 21 days.

She was of the Baptist faith and was a manager/waitress at McDonald's.

She is survived by the following:
  • One daughter: Terri Drake, Columbia, KY

  • Two brothers: Theo (Peggy) Branscum and David (Marita) Branscum, all of Russell Springs, KY

  • One sister: Betty Robertson, Russell Springs, KY

  • Two grandchildren

  • Four great grand children
Expressions of sympathy are requested to Ronald McDonald House and may be left at the funeral home.

Wilson Funeral Home, 391 East Steve Wariner DR, Russell Springs, KY in charge of arrrangements.

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