Wilma Ruth (Sartain) Branch

May 5, 1941 - June 22, 2019

Wilma Ruth (Sartain) Branch of Garber, Oklahoma passed away June 22, 2019 at the age of 78. She was born on May 5, 1941 to Corbit Lee and Leona Beatrice (Roper) Sartain in Anna, Texas. Wilma married Kenneth Branch on July 17, 1959 in McKinney, Texas. Throughout her life, Wilma enjoyed playing the piano, singing, oil painting, and sewing. She became a Christian as a young girl and was baptized in Lake Lavon in Texas. Wilma had a passion for selling real estate as a licensed Realtor. She will be well missed by her family and pet dog, Buddy.

Wilma is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Kenneth Branch Sr. of Garber, Oklahoma; and was a devoted mother to her children, daughter, Deanna Atkinson and her husband, Garry of Edmond, Oklahoma and their three children, Lucas, Emily and Raymond; son, Kenneth Branch Jr. and his wife, Melody of San Antonio, Texas and their children, Aaron, Isaiah and Jacob. Wilma is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Corbett Lee and Leona (Roper) Sartain; brothers, Al and H.M. Sartain; sister, Delzie Stiles; daughter, Debby Branch; and grandson, Noah Branch.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 28, 2019 at Ridgeview Memorial Park in Allen, Texas, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, Texas 75013.  The family will receive friends during a visitation on Thursday from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 2525 Central Expressway North,  Allen, Texas 75013.

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Wilma was always such a lovely lady to spend time with throughout the years. We enjoyed getting to spend time with her. Our hearts go out to Kenneth, Deanna, Garry, and their family; and also to Kenneth Jr., and his family during this time. We are sure she is smiling down to her family.
Melissa, Lance, and Kay Atkinson, June 26, 2019 Wilma was a great lady and friend.  I will miss her greatly.  She always had a smile for you.  Never heard her complain once.  God bless each and every member of her family.  Love to all,
Catherine Schalk, June 25, 2019 Kenneth and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. I remember all the talents Wilma had when we were neighbors on Rock Hill Road. Ya'll were special people. My prayer is that God surrounds you with his loving arms of peace.
Beverly Roberts, June 25, 2019 She will be truly missed. We loved her and we love you Kenneth. Heaven is rejoicing in her great homecoming. We will see her again.
Opal & Seibrena Wood, June 25, 2019 May God give you peace in this time of loss. June Butricks, June 24, 2019