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Jewell Branham, 79, Columbia, KY native (1939-2018)

Mrs. Branham was a retired owner and board member of the Branham Corporation in Louisville, KY.

Jewell Branham, 79 of Louisville, KY, formerly of Columbia, KY, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 9:40amET at the Baptist East Hospital in Louisville, KY after an illness.

The funeral service will be Monday, October 8, 2018, at 1pmCT at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY. Bro. Larry Wisdom will officiate. Interment will follow in the Columbia Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2pmCT until 7pmCT on Sunday, October 7, 2018, and any time prior to the funeral hour on Monday at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home.

Jewell Branham was born February 7, 1939 in Columbia, KY the daughter of the late Robert Hindman and Blanche Bailey Bell.

She was preceded in death by her husband Willie "Bill" Branham on September 11, 1992.

Mrs. Branham was a retired owner and board member of the Branham Corporation in Louisville, KY.

She is survived by:
  • One son, Doug (Sandy) Branham of Louisville, KY
  • One brother, Robert Bell of Columbia, KY
  • One sister, Maxine Sparks of Columbia, KY
  • Three grandchildren, Jason (Jamie) Branham, Sarah (Derek) Tehrani, Abbygail Branham
  • Two great grandchildren, Tyler Branham and Logan Tehrani
  • One sister-in-law, Linda Branham Holland of Louisville, KY
  • One local niece, Michelle Sparks VanArsdale of Columbia, KY
  • Several other nieces and nephews
Expressions of sympathy are suggested to the Parkinson Foundation 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800 Miami, FL 33131.

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements. Online condolences at

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Jewell Branham, 79, Columbia, KY native (1939-2018)

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