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Roy Preston Branton

Services for Roy Preston Branton, of Silver Creek, are noon onWednesday, Aug. 29, at Hepzibah Baptist Church in Silver Creek withburial in the church cemetery. Wilson Funeral Home in Monticello isin charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Wednesday from 10 a.m. until noon at thechurch.

Mr. Branton, 91, died Aug. 27, 2007, at Lawrence CountyHospital. He was born on Jan. 16, 1916, to Frank Branton andLutisha Daughdrill Branton.

He was a retired mechanic and carpenter with Trailways BusLines. He was a member of Hepzibah Baptist Church and a Mason.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Grace CarterBranton; four brothers; and three sisters.

Survivors are his brother, Ray Branton, of Houston, Texas; hissisters, Nelda McPhail, of Carson, and Hazel Brady, of SilverCreek; and a host of nieces and nephews.