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Earlene M. Branson

October 20, 1953 — December 21, 2022


Earlene M. Branson


Earlene M. Branson, age 69, of Linn, passed away on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, at her residence in Linn.


Earlene was born on October 20, 1953, in Irondale, a daughter to the late Earl James and Nadine (Rowe) Pritchett.


On February 3, 1974, she was united in marriage to Roger D. Branson, Sr. in Belle.  He survives at their home. 


Earlene was a stay-at-home mom raising her children later she was employed at Walmart for 10 years until her health declined. 


Earlene enjoyed cooking, knitting, making crafts, and doing puzzles.  Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family. 



In addition to her husband of 48 years, she is survived by two sons, Roger (Melanie) Branson Jr. of Jefferson City and Jimmy Branson of Linn; three brothers, Robert (Eve) Pritchett of Montgomery City, Charles (Tammy) Pritchett of Moberly, and Tommy Pritchett of Fulton; four sisters, Tammy (John) McLan of Fulton, Debbie Rubel of Linn, Connie Thomas of Columbia and Tanya Linnenbrink of Freeburg; along with many nieces and nephews.


In addition to his parents, she was preceded in death by three brothers, Earl, Nathan and Terry Pritchett and three sisters, JoAnn Wolfe, Angela Pertal and Sherri Ortan.


Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 28, 2022, at Morton Chapel in Linn.  Graveside service will follow at Solid Rock Cemetery in Judge.


Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Ronald McDonald House in Columbia.


Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

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Wednesday, December 28, 2022

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Highway CC, Linn, MO 65051

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