Carl “Jim” Branham September 26, 1938 – August 13, 2015

Carl Branham

Carl “Jim” Branham 76 of East Tawakoni went to be with his Lord and Savior Thursday, August 13, 2015 at his residence. A celebration of Jim’s life will be held at 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Ingram Funeral Home in Quinlan with Rev. Tony Brown officiating.
Jim was born September 26, 1938 in Dawson, Texas. He is the son of the late Otha Jackson Branham and Odessa Scott Branham. He was raised and attended school in Dallas, then later in Los Angeles, Ca. before returning to Texas in 1963. He married the former Miss Ophelia Louis on December 24, 1963 in Garland where they made their home before moving to Caddo Mills in 1983. In 1999 they moved to East Tawakoni. Jim was also preceded in death by his son, Byron Bowman on December 25, 2011. Sisters, Juanita French, Anna Margaret Dickinson and a brother, Donald Branham. Jim worked most of his life as a painting contractor. He enjoyed fishing, playing slot machines and watching the Dallas Cowboys and Texas Rangers.
He is loved and will be missed by his wife Ophelia. Daughter, Carla Brown & companion Dennis Skidmore of Cash. Son, Michael Bowman & wife Carolyn of West Tawakoni. Grandchildren, Christopher, Joshua, Colby, Tiffany and Brittany. Great-Grandchildren, Noah, Addison, Colton and Kaydence. Brother, Steven Joe Branham & wife Pat of Arlington. Also by several nieces and nephews.

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