Manson Branch, age 67 of Sevierville, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2013. He was a member of Maples Branch Baptist Church.
Mr. Branch was preceded in death by his parents, Leonard and Juletty Whaley Branch; infant children, Fonda and Calvin Branch; sisters-in-law, Helen and Susie Branch
Survivors include: His loving wife: Doris Branch; Children: Rhonda Branch, Joe Branch and wife Jackie, Michael Rawlings and wife Melody, Chad Rawlings; Grandchildren: Ellen and Lyla Rawlings, Robert Sutton and wife Sterling, Dustin Sutton, Tyler Hembree; Great-grandchildren: Brooklynn and Parker Sutton; Brothers: Auther and Clarence Branch; Father-in-law: Roy W. Whaley; Special “Sis”, Betty Cannon and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 4-6 PM Sunday at Maples Branch Baptist Church with funeral to follow at 6 PM officiated by Rev. Thomas Clay, Rev. Danny Sutton and Rev. Clay Sutton. Interment 11 AM Monday at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dustin Sutton, Tyler Hembree, Auther Branch Jr., John David Hancock, Herbert McCarter, and Ken Carr. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville.