Maude Edith Branham, 94, of Leroy, Jackson County, WV, passed away March 2, 2012, at her home.
She was born October 9, 1917, in Grimms Landing, WV, a daughter of the late Gilman and Hattie May (Runion) Tucker. Her husband, Howard Branham, son, Dewain McDaniel, brothers, Russ, James, Earl, Allen, and Dick Tucker, and sisters, Grace Thornton, Oma Newell, and Pauline Jones also preceded her in death.
She was a former riverboat cook for M & G Towing. She was a Baptist, and a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Chapter #17, Ripley.
Survivors include her son, Elmer “Mac” McDaniel of Leroy, daughter-in-law, Margaret McDaniel of Leroy; grandchildren, James McDaniel and Becky Woodard; step-grandchildren, Lana Mayne and Linda Wilson, and five great grandchildren.
Service will be 11 a.m. Monday, March 5, 2012 at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans, WV, with the Rev. Eugene Branham officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Hill Cemetery, Ripley. Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home, with an Order of Eastern Star service beginning at 7 p.m.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Hospice Care for their wonderful service.
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