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Zella Branscum

May 2, 1933 — April 23, 2020

Zella Marie Branscum, 86, of Eubank, passed away on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at her residence.

She was born in Wayne Co., on May 2, 1933 to the late Marshall & Pearlie Kidd Keith. She was a farm wife and member of Buncombe Baptist Church. She enjoyed quilting, gardening, and going to yard sales.

Zella is survived by three sons, Don & (Judy) Branscum of Somerset, Dean & (Melissa) Branscum of Eubank; and Dale & (Nancy) Branscum of Tateville; two daughters, Linda Branscum and Lisa & (Wayne) Saylor both of Eubank; three sisters, Vella Stevens of Eubank, Zula Conover of Shepherdsville, and Wilma Adams of Eubank; twelve grandchildren, twenty seven great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 62 years, Ernest Branscum; her parents; and eight brothers, James Arvil, Delbert, Cordus, Ira, Clint, Gilbert, Floyd, and Paul.

To view live stream of the funeral service you may visit the Morris & Hislope Funeral Home website at 2 PM Monday, April 24, 2020, Please visit Morris & Hislope Funeral Home on Facebook, as it will live stream there at 2 PM Monday.

Bro. Don Branscum & Bro. Kenny Daulton will officiate.

If you would like to participate in a drive-thru funeral service, please be in the parking lot at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home by 2:45 PM Monday, April 24, 2020 please follow the directional signs as posted in the parking lot.

In accordance with the recommendations concerning the COVID-19, the services will be private, and for immediate family only. Please feel free to log onto our website: where you can sign the online guestbook and send a condolences to the family.

Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Zella Branscum, please visit our flower store.


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