Tommy Elton Branham, Sr., 83, of Midland, passed away on Friday, January 28, 2022. He was born in Ballinger, Texas, on January 18, 1939, to the late Clayton Dan and Willow Lorene Sides Branham. He later moved to Knox City, Texas, where he met Virginia White. He married Virginia Dell White on September 12, 1965, and soon moved to Midland. He moved to Big Spring in 1985. He moved back to Midland in 2013 to be closer to his kids.
Tommy was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Dell White Branham; parents, Clayton Dan and Willow Lorene Sides Branham, his brother, and three grandsons, Gary Lee Wade, Jr., Travis Wayne Richards, and Joshua Lynn Wade. He is survived by his children, Tom Branham, Jr., of Midland, TX, Tamara Wade and husband, Gary, of Midland, TX, and Traci Richards also of Midland, TX; one brother, John Branham and his wife, Jaynie, of Glen Rose, TX; one sister-in-law of Big Spring, TX; 10 Grandchildren; 14 Great-Grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.
A Graveside Service is set for Wednesday, February 2, 2022, at 2pm located at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring, TX, with Pastor Mike Bartlett officiating.