Funeral services for Elizabeth Marlene Branch, 78, of Elkhart are scheduled for 2pm Sunday, February 25, 2018, at Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Palestine City Cemetery under the direction of Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
Marlene passed away Monday, February 19, 2018, at Palestine Healthcare Center.
Marlene was born March 24, 1939, in Anderson County to John Andy Arnold and Willie Lee Brown Arnold. She had lived in Anderson County most of her life. She worked at Murray Corporation until their closing. She then became a licensed vocational nurse and worked many years in the healthcare industry until her retirement in November 2015. She was very generous and always willing to help others. Marlene enjoyed crocheting in her spare time. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James D. "Jim" Branch; and brothers, Eddie Arnold, Artist Arnold, and Vaughn Arnold.
Survivors include her daughter, Stacy Johnson; brother, Troy Arnold; sisters, Wanda Martin, Johnnie Arnold, Melinda Hamby, and Janie Arrington; grandchildren, Mollie Beth Henson and Christopher Johnson; and great-grandchildren, Zak Johnson, Allison Rose Henson, and Jasper Lee Henson.
Visitation will be held from 4pm to 6pm Saturday, February 24, 2018, at Herrington / Land of Memory Funeral Home.
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Published on February 21, 2018