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Betty Gene Branham
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Obituary for Betty Gene Branham

Betty Gene Branham, age 68, Middlesboro, KY passed away Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at her home. She was born on September 7, 1948 in Middlesboro, KY, the daughter of the late Ance and Mary Smallwood. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers: Claude and Lloyd Smallwood; sister, Ethel Smallwood, and grandchild, Kayla Lynn Petree.
She is survived by her loving husband, Kenneth Branham; daughters: Debbie (Roger) Petree and Gloria (Billy) Burch; grandsons: Michael and Thomas Burch; great grandchildren: Landon Burch, Amy Mitchell, Brylee Burch, Bentley Burch, Briana Burch, and Skylar Burch; brothers: Glen and Arnold Smallwood; sisters: Ruth Smith and Dorothy Raney and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Funeral service will be 12 noon, Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel. Pallbearers will be Kenneth Branham, Billy, Thomas and Michael Burch, Glenn and Arnold Le Smallwood. Interment will be in Branham Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Friday, April 7, 2017 at Shumate Funeral Home Chapel.

Shumate Funeral Home is entrusted with all arrangements.
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Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965





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Shumate Funeral Home

2321 Cumberland Avenue
Middlesboro, KY 40965

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Branham Cemetry

Middlesboro, KY 40965


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