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Kim Marie Branson

Kim M. (Brown) Branson, age 53 of Belle, passed away February 15, 2018, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Kim was born September 22, 1964, in Keene, New Hampshire, a daughter to the late David Arlen, Sr. and Barbara Arlen.

On August 31, 2013, Kim was united in marriage to Michael W. Branson of Belle at the Community Christian Church in Linn.

Kim was employed at Tyson in Jane, Mo. for four years, Fasco in Eldon, Mo. for 13 years and most recently she was employed at Modine Manufacturing Company in Jefferson City, Mo. for over 9 years.

Kim’s passion was collecting bears, baking homemade bread, making candy, going to casinos, riding her Harley Davidson trike, fixing computers, cell phones, and fishing. Kim was a member of F.O.R.R. Freedom of Road Riders Local 13 in Jefferson City for over 5 years then transferred to Local 22 in West Plains, where she was a member for over 3 years.

Kim is survived by: her husband Michael Branson and his son, Jason Wayne of Belle; her son, Jason Lee Brown and his daughters, Cheyenne and Gabriella Brown of Chamois; her daughter, Brandy Mueller and her husband Rick Sr. and their children, Barbara, Bub, Kenneth and Hunter Mueller of Linn, her son, Travis Jaegers, and his sons, Cameron and Noah Jaegers of Jefferson City; seven brothers, Dale (Kathy) Brown of Spofford, NH, James (Billi Jo) Brown, Sr. of Linn, Robert Brown of Linn, Keith Brown of Linn, David Backman of Florida, Joel Backman of Hawaii, and David Arlen, Jr. of Vienna; four sisters, Dee Shoults of Russellville, Connie Gibson of Jefferson City, Angela Arlen of Vermont, and Donna Williams of Keene, NH; and numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to her parents, Kim was preceded in death by: her grandparents, Walter and Mary Bowen, and George and Eugenia Arlen; three brothers, Nealon Brown, Greg Brown, and Albert Brown; her twin sister, Kelly Pinney and her sister, Shawn Arlen; and her special granddaughter, Selena Mueller.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, February 23, 2018, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at Morton Chapel in Linn with Pastor Jeff Kruger officiating. Interment will follow in the Liberty Cemetery in Belle.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family of Kim Branson.

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So sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers go out to Kim's family and friends. RIP Kim Branson

Vicki & Feb 24 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Michael, So sorry for your loss, may God be with you and your family.

Mary Mertz Branson Feb 23 2018 12:00 AM

sending prayers and happy bike riding in the heavenly gates

John and Lori Chambers and girls Feb 20 2018 12:00 AM

Kelly and your mom are waiting with open arms love always RIP you will be greatly missed

Lisa Beaulieu Feb 20 2018 12:00 AM

Aunt minnie your time on earth was a blessing to us and may all ur memories stay with us. Uncle mike prayers for you.

Heather kathan and family Feb 19 2018 12:00 AM

Thoughts and prayers to all the family

Janet Arlen Feb 19 2018 12:00 AM

Ride Free Kim! Gone but never forgotten .. prayers for the family

Denise Taylor Feb 19 2018 12:00 AM

Kim was an amazing woman. Loving and full of humor. We love and miss you, Kim!

Robert & Amanda Hawkins Feb 19 2018 12:00 AM

Mike you have our deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one. May God comfort you in the days forward.

Jeff & Marsha Snitker Feb 18 2018 12:00 AM

Thoughts & prayers to the family!

Angie Arlen-McCalter Feb 18 2018 12:00 AM