Former county resident
Everett Harold Branson died Friday, Jan. 31, 2003, at Sutter Amador Hospital in Jackson. He was born April 26, 1914, in Rolla, Minn. to William and Nancy Branson. He was 88.
Mr. Branson lived for several years in Pleasanton and was a member of the VFW there. He moved to Calaveras County in 1975 and lived there until 1986 when he made his home in Amador County.
He is survived by two sisters, Martha Jones of Illinois and Nancy Jane Copeland of Minnesota; and a brother, Elmer Branson of Yucaipa. He was preceded in death by his wife, Marguerte Branson; a daughter, Darlene Freshour, and five siblings.
Funeral services were held Feb. 6 at Daneri Mortuary Chapel in Jackson. Burial will be in the Rail Road Flat Cemetery. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Rail Road Flat Community Bible Church, P.O. Box 216, Rail Road Flat, CA 95248.
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