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JAMES A. BRANNEN

 
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SAVANNAH, GEORGIA -James Anthony Brannen, 62, of Savannah, Georgia, husband of Pong Nam Brannen, died Sunday morning, October 25, 2009, following a courageous battle with cancer at Hospice Savannah.

Mr. Brannen was born June 11, 1947 in Savannah, Georgia, to the late Walter and Hazel Brannen. He attended Chatham County Schools until age 14 when he moved to Wilmington, Delaware. James graduated from Brandywine High School in 1965. He then graduated from Georgia Southern College in 1969 with a degree in History Education. James served in the United States Navy from 1970 to 1973 and was stationed in Wilmington, Delaware. He was a member of Ancient Landmark Lodge #231 A. & F. M. In 1985 James married Pong Nam. He worked for D.J. Powers Co. Inc. as a DL Specialist.

Surviving are his wife, Pong Nam Brannen of Savannah, Georgia; one brother, William Brannen and his wife Chi, of Atlanta, Georgia; one step-son, Edward Duntz and his wife Julie, of Lincoln, Nebraska; two step- grandchildren, Spencer and Schuyler Duntz; one niece, Jane and one nephew, Tommy.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 o'clock Wednesday evening at Gamble Funeral Service, 410 Stephenson Avenue.

The funeral service will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon at the graveside, Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Remembrances:  Hospice Savannah – Post Office Box #13190, Savannah, Georgia 31416-0190.

 

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  1. Nancy Champion - Cousin says:

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. May the memories of good times together give you peace. Love, Nancy(Brannen),Jim, Bill & Dan Champion

  2. John Ferguson says:

    While our paths crossed many times, my fondest memories of Jim will be while I worked with him in Savannah. Jim was a very kind and dignified person who was respectful to all of his co-workers, friends and family. Thank you Jim for the memories we shared of Wilmington, Delaware. You are and always will be my friend….Rest in peace Jim.Lee, you have my sincerest condolences. You are in my prayers. GOD Bless

  3. Branch 8 Letter Carriers says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  4. Shannon Bunton says:

    I always enjoyed being around Jim. He had a way of always making me smile. I miss him so much already. My deepest sympathy, love and prayers are with Jim’s family.

  5. Cathy Reedy says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with Jim’s family. He was truly a wonderful man and we will miss him greatly.

  6. Sharon Rowell says:

    Jim will be greatly missed. Words cannot say enough about this wonderful man. My thoughts and prayers are with Jim’s family. I am so sorry for your loss.

  7. Jamie says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, in this time of need. Jim will be truly missed.

  8. Penny Stanford says:

    Getting to know Jim was one of my life’s best privileges. His personality was one that stood out from the ordinary. Good memories of Jim will live on in many, many people’s minds and hearts for a long, long time to come because I am certain he had a similar impact on every individual his life touched. Peace be with his family and friends.

  9. Shawn Thornton says:

    My heart is breaking that such a wonderful man had to leave us so soon. He was one of a kind, and will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of Jim’s family and friends.

  10. Shawn Thornton says:

    My heart is breaking that such a wonderful man had to leave us so soon. He was one of a kind, and will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of Jim’s family and friends.

  11. Shawn Thornton says:

    My heart is breaking that such a wonderful man had to leave us so soon. He was one of a kind, and will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of Jim’s family and friends.

  12. Cheryl Horton says:

    My deepest sympathy goes out to all of you. Jim was such a sweet man. I will miss him deeply.

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