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Tuesday, August 31, 2004

Evelyn Branum, 84, of Brazil, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 29, 2004, at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville.

Born June 4, 1920, in Hadleytown, Ind., she was the daughter of Harry and Lilly Rollings Boyce.

Following graduation from Brazil High School, Evelyn married Russell Branum on June 15, 1940. She was a member of the First Evangelical United Brethren and First Christian Churches and enjoyed the Clay County Senior Citizens Center.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Alva Royce, and her husband, Russell S. Branum.

Survivors include a sister, Yvonne Nelson, and her husband, John, of Decatur, Ill.; two sons, Michael and Larry and his wife, Marilyn, all of Brazil; a sister-in-law, Lucille Boyce, of West Virginia; grandchildren, Jennifer Grigsby and husband, Shawn, of Lafayette and Jeffrey Branum and wife, Marty, of Terre Haute; great-grandchildren, Jordan Grigsby, Julia Boyce and Danny Boyce; a niece, Diane Boyce; and two nephews, David and Leroy Boyce.

Visitation will be noon-2 p.m. Wednesday at Moore Funeral Home. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. George Hewitt officiating.

Burial will follow in Clearview Cemetery.