COLEMAN — A memorial service for Sammy Ned Branch will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at the Meadow Cemetery in Meadow. Stevens Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements.

He died Friday, July 14, 2017.

He was born Feb. 4, 1951 to B.W. and Ruth Branch of Meadow. He married Linda Sue Flatt on July 9, 1971.

Survivors include his wife Linda Branch of Coleman; his sons, Shane Branch of Coleman, and Bryan Branch and his wife Vonnie of Louise; sisters, Delva Robb of Lubbock and Josie Taggart and her husband Mike Taggart of Lubbock; grandchildren, Chelsea Branch of Dallas, Joshua Branch and his wife Krystal of Eastland, Benjamin Branch of Mathis, Cayden Branch of Louise; one great-grandchild, Annard Branch of Eastland; and many cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother Ruth Branch of Meadow; his sister, Mary Ford of Lubbock; and his father, B.W. “Dub” Branch of Meadow.