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Hobert Branscum
Age: 87
Visitation: Saturday, July 24th, 2004 - 8:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. at the Brodhead Baptist Church
Funeral Service: Saturday, July 24th, 2004 - 10:00 A.M. at the Brodhead Baptist Church
Interment: Camp Nelson National Cemetery, Nicholasville, KY

Mr. Hobert Branscum, age 87, husband of Virginia Bullen Branscum, of Brodhead, Ky. graduated this life on Wednesday, July 21, 2004 at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Ky.


He was born on May 5, 1917 in Delta Kentucky, a son of the late Columbus and Sula Jane New Branscum. He had been an educator holding many positions, including Teacher and Principal; KYCH Degree, Who's Who in KY, Community Leaders of America; outstanding personality of the South. He was a member of the Brodhead Baptist Church and of the Masonic Lodge # 431 in Monticello, Ky; He served his country in the Armed Forces during WWII, was a purple heart receipent.


Those left to mourn his passing include his wife, Virginia Branscum of Brodhead, Ky; two children-Theresa Karen Garrett and husband David of Lawrenceburg, Ky. and Ginny Paulette Volkman and husband Thomas Scott of Lumberton, NC; two grandchildren- Andrew & Lauren Volkman; two sisters-Mrs. Ova Dick of Amherst, OH and Mrs. Vena Martin of Science Hill, Ky.; As well as a host of friends and neighbors.


Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers-Thurston, Arvel, Elbert, and Ray; sisters-Opal Denny and Flonnie Branscum.


Visitation for Mr. Hobert Branscum will be Saturday, July 24, 2004 from 8A-10A at the Brodhead Baptist Church . Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, 10AM at the Brodhead Baptist Church with Bro. Luther Allen officiating; burial will follow Monday, July 26, 2004 at Camp Nelson National Cemetery in Nicholasville, Ky.