Ada Augusta Branscome Irby

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Ada Augusta Branscome Irby, 95, of Brookhaven, formerly ofGrenada, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, at her residence. She was bornOct. 7, 1912, in Montgomery County to William George and AdaRoxanna Holmes Branscome. She was a member of the First UnitedMethodist Church in Grenada, and was a retired licensed practicalnurse, having worked at the Grenada Hospital for over 40 years.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, atGarner-Harper Funeral Home in Grenada, from 12:30 until 2:30 p.m.Funeral services will follow at First United Methodist Church inGrenada at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Jack Smith and the Rev. JohnnyDinas officiating. Interment will follow in Woodlawn MemorialPark.

Survivors include a son, Dr. Braxter P. Irby Jr. and wifeMelissa, of Brookhaven, one granddaughter, Kathlyn Ard, of Ruth,and two great-grandchildren, Caleb and Ella.

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She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, BraxterP. Irby Sr., and siblings, L.L. Branscome Sr., William GuyBranscome Sr., George Branscome, J.D. Branscome, Mamie Lee Baker,Gladiola Harris and Doris Futhey.

Garner-Harper Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.