Carol Branscum, 62 of Salado, Ark., died May 11 2008, at a Searcy hospital. She was born Jan. 17, 1946, at Oil Trough, Ark., the daughter of Franklin William and Gladys May (Totten) Pratt.
She had worked at GDX Automotive in Batesville for 23 years and was a member of the Salado Baptist Church at Salado.
Survivors include: her husband, Finis Branscum of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Dennis and Kim Branscum of Batesville and Richard and Amy Branscum of Calico Rock; one daughter, Nena Branscum of Salado; three brothers, Elmer Lee Pratt of Southside and Eugene Pratt and Charlie Pratt both of Oil Trough; two sisters, Kay Sutterfield of Bradford and Ethel Pratt of Pleasant Plains; five grandchildren, Billy Branscum and Bentley Branscum both of Calico Rock, Dakota Branscum of Salado, Stephanie Kilpatrick and Brandon Kilpatrick both of Allen Chapel; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; and two brothers, Willie Dean Pratt and Ray Pratt.
Funeral services were held May 14 at the Maple Springs Missionary Baptist Church located at Maple Springs with Bro. Curt Howard officiating. Burial followed in the Maple Springs Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of the Qualls Batesville Funeral Service of Batesville.
Pallbearers were Ronnie Hackworth, Buddy Lucy, Russell Branscum, Johnny Branscum, Alvin Branscum Jr., William Branscum, Charles Branscum and Jessie Sutterfield.
Honorary pallbearers were Dakota Branscum, Billy Branscum, Bentley Branscum and William Lucy.