Barbara Sue Branham, 67, Lagro, died at 4:05 a.m., Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Miller’s Merry Manor East in Wabash. She was born May 17, 1954, in Wabash, to William L. “Bill” and Naomi (Thorn) Strickler.
Barbara married William Branham in Wabash Nov. 28, 1970. She worked at Wagner’s and Eaton Controls, both in North Manchester. Barbara was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 248 in Lagro. She enjoyed crocheting, cooking, and especially her grandkids and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband, William Branham of Lagro, two children, Todd (Judie) Branham of Andrews; and Tracy (Lamar) Dixon of Lagro; six grandchildren: Shane (Taylor Mollett) Branham of Andrews; Tyler (Rebeccah King) Branham of Peru; Bradley (Aaliyah Douglas) Dixon of Wabash; Amanda (Tony) Rasmussen of Lincolnville; Amber (Ian) Kaehr of Wabash; and Jasmine Whitesell of Huntington; mother, Naomi Strickler of North Manchester; and sister, Beverly Burns of Wabash. She was preceded in death by her father.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 3, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 2, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorial is Lagro Volunteer Fire Department.