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Bettylou Branham

July 7, 1932 — October 17, 2018

86, of Cass City died unexpectedly Wednesday, October 17, 2018 in McLaren Bay Region, Bay City. She was born July 7, 1932 in Detroit one of four children born to Arthur and Molly (Schneider) Nelson. She married Billy Ronald Branham October 18, 1957 in Indiana. He died February 17, 2016.
As a young woman, Betty worked for Tasty Chip and Steak in Detroit in the meat packaging area. After her marriage she was a homemaker and Mom. Betty enjoyed many different crafts including making beautiful jewelry tree wall hangings. She was a talented seamstress, and Betty enjoyed painting ceramics.

Betty is survived by her daughters: Cheryl Glassford of Cass City, Linda Branham of Deford; grandchildren: Kristy Thornton of Cass City, Brad Glassford of Caro; great grandchildren: Hope and Aaron; great great grandson, Zander and a second great great grandchild due in February. She is preceded in death by her brother, Art Nelson; sister, Delores Hepner.

Private family services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be made to Family Discretionary Fund. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at

Arrangements by
Kranz Funeral Home, Cass City, Michigan
Debra L. Kranz, 989-872-2195

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