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Dexter A. Branscome, III.

June 8, 1937 October 24, 2018
Dexter  A.  Branscome, III.
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Obituary for Dexter A. Branscome, III.

Dexter Arno Branscome, III, died October 24, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 81.

Born June 8, 1937, he was a native of Middle and North Mississippi, where he resided until the age of 8 before moving to and living in Canton. He was the son of the late Dexter A. and Mary Ruth Gainey Branscome. He graduated from the University of Mississippi and received his Master’s Degree from the University of Alabama. He was an officer of the United States Army, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel following decades of service. He was a former Chief Appraiser for Mississippi State Right of Way Department, past Director of Stewpot Jackson, and served as a Deacon in the Episcopal Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Martha Gillispie Branscome; sister, Emma Louise Branscome; and brother, Andrew G. Branscome.

He is survived by his son, David Mark Branscome (Jeannie), of Phoenix, AZ and grandsons, Matthew and Daniel; daughter, Sarah B. O’Brien (Chris), of Picayune, MS and granddaughters, Lissa Santarlas (Jon), Kristi, & Katie; daughter, Andrea K. Branscome, of Biloxi; son, Dexter A. Branscome IV (Kjersten), of Nashville, TN and granddaughters, Cassidy & Trinity and grandson, Dexter A. Branscome, V; sister-in-law, Devra Branscome, of Jackson, MS; nephew, Drew Branscome (Chelsea) and niece, Emmylou Roberts (Jason).

Visitation will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday Nov. 10th at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 5400 Old Canton Road, Jackson, followed by the service at 2:00 p.m. Inurnment with full military honors will follow in St. Philip’s Columbarium.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Stew Pot Jackson or to St. Philip’s Episcopal Church.

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Visitation

Saturday

10

Nov

1:00 PM 11/10/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/10/2018 2:00:00 PM
St. Philip's Episcopal Church

5400 Old Canton Rd.
Jackson, MS 39211

St. Philip's Episcopal Church
5400 Old Canton Rd. Jackson 39211 MS
United States

Service

Saturday

10

Nov

2:00 PM 11/10/2018 2:00:00 PM
St. Philip's Episcopal Church

5400 Old Canton Rd.
Jackson, MS 39211

St. Philip's Episcopal Church
5400 Old Canton Rd. Jackson 39211 MS
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Philip's Episcopal Church

5400 Old Canton Rd.
Jackson, MS 39211

Stew Pot of Jackson

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