Sunday, December 1, 1929 - Monday, February 8, 2016
Mrs. Muriel Brannon of Hartford went home to be with the Lord Monday, February 8, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was 86.
Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 10 at Hartford Baptist Church with Reverend Moody Faulk, Reverend Bruce Spivey and Reverend Buddy Hood officiating and Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing. Interment will follow in the Hartford City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Hartford Baptist Church Wednesday from 1:00 p.m. until service time.
Mrs. Brannon was born December 1, 1929 in Georgia to the late Emmett and Vetro Posey Elliott. She humbly accepted the responsibility of a Pastor's wife with elegance and grace and played an essential role in the ministry of the local church. Whether teaching a Sunday school class or cooking meals for the bereaved, Muriel was always engaged in serving others. She was a beautiful example of Christian love and service and will be dearly missed.
In addition to her parents, her son, Jimmy Ralph Brannon; sisters: Imogene Foster, Verna Mitchell and Autrey Rutherford; brothers: Rudolph, Donald and Emmett Elliott all preceded her in death.
Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Dr. Ralph Brannon, Hartford; daughters: Patsy Burnett, Clanton and Laura Sorrells (Jeff), Hartford; son, Phil Brannon, Alabaster; grandsons: Brannon Burnett (Misty), Nick Burnett (Meg), Zac Burnett (Brooke West), Grant Sorrells (Magen) and Logan Sorrells (Jacey Winingham); granddaughter, Jamie Deason (Josh); great grandchildren: Somer, Autumn, Colt, Natalie, Evan and Aytch; sisters: Doris Foster (Freeman), Marion, GA and Shirley Pugh (Bob), Brewton; bother, Benny Elliott, Woodbury, GA; numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.