Charles A. Brannen
Charles A. Brannen, 71, passed away Friday, January 8, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Savannah. Charles was born March 5, 1949 and was a lifelong resident of Wayne County, graduating from Wayne County High School. He graduated from Brewton Parker College with a degree in Criminal Justice. Charles was the devoted husband to Elaine and loving father to Leigh and Paul. Charles worked for the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department, Revco/CVS, and was owner of Eulonia Dry Cleaners. His favorite hobby was enjoying life with his family. He had a special place in his heart for his nephews, Tripp, Kort, and Kane. Charles was a member of the Jesup First United Methodist Church and the Joy Sunday School Class. He is preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Alcene Brannen.
Survivors are his wife of 46 years, Elaine Brannen and daughter, Leigh Brannen of Screven, Ga.; son, Paul Brannen (Synthia) Brannen of Jesup; 3 grandchildren, Taylor, Graysen, and Morgan of Jesup, Ga.; brothers, Larry Brannen of Jesup and Neal Brannen of Dalton; sisters-in law: Merrie (Don) Kennedy, Betty S. Nichols, Alice White, both of Jesup; mother-in-love, Betty Murphy of Jesup.
Graveside funeral services will be 4:00 p.m. Sunday, January 10, 2021 in Pinecrest Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Rebecca Duke-Barton and Rev. Fred McIver officiating. Active pallbearers will be Tripp Kennedy, Kort Kennedy, Kane Kennedy, Grant Lewis, Herschell Hires, Chuck Moseley, John Carter, Doug Lewis, and Brenley Hagan.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Jesup First United Methodist Church, 205 E. Cherry St, Jesup, GA 31546.
Rinehart and Sons Funeral Home of Jesup is in charge of the arrangements.