Stillwater Valley News
May 14, 1935
Willis Earl Branson, son of Willis and Cora Branson, was born at Bradford, Ohio, February 25, 1893. Departed this life April 29, 1935. Age 42 years, 2 months and 4 days.He was preceded in death by his father, leaving his wife, one son Emerson, his mother and two sisters, besides many other relatives and friends to grieve his untimely departure. His entire life was spent in the Greenville Creek community. He entered Covington High School and was graduated in the class of 1911. While a student at Ohio State University, he enlisted in the Army Air Service and served until the end of the war. He was united in marriage to Miss Pearl Deeter March 20, 1920. In early life, he became a member of the Greenville Creek Church, and took an active part in the Sunday School and was a deacon in the church. He was al??? member of the A. B. Cole Post of the American Legion. The passing of our esteemed neighbor comes as a distinct shock to the community and he will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
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