Lennie S. Branch
West Columbia – Lennie S. Branch,
88, of West Columbia, passed away peacefully in her home on September 23, 2013. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Thursday September 26, 2013 at Ebenezer PHC, 501 Church Street West Columbia, SC with interment to follow in Southland Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends and family from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday September 25, 2013 at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home West Columbia Chapel.
Mrs. Branch was born on March 22, 1925 in Lexington County, to the late Oscar J. Sturkie and Laura Lucas Sturkie. She was a retired employee of Lexington School District 2 and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Mrs. Branch was predeceased by her husband Delbert S. Branch and daughter Alice B Crapps.
Mrs. Branch is survived by her great-grandson Tyler Boatwright of the home; son, Michael (Linda) Branch of Springdale; granddaughters, Sandy Boatwright (Rick) of West Columbia, Rebecca Canfield (Jason) of Cayce, Savannah Sheppard of Springdale; grandson Tony Crapps (Heather) of Boiling Springs; sister, Lula Rutland of Gaston and great-grandchildren, Austin, Alison, McKenzie, Elizabeth and Tristan. The family would like to express a special thanks to caregivers Mrs. JoAnn Glover, Mrs. Ann Crapps and Tri County Hospice. www.caughmanharmanfuneralhome.net