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VISITATION Friday, January 11, 2019
5:00 - 8:00 P.M.
FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday, January 12, 2019
11:00 A.M.
Ray Williams Memorial Chapel
 301 N. Howard Avenue
 Tampa, FL 33606
INTERMENT Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
 Tampa, FL 33610

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 01/11/2019 12:40 PM


"And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes;
and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow,
nor crying, neither shall there be anymore pain:
for the former things are passed away." Revelations 21: 4

After enjoying a long life, sharing her love with family and friends for over four generations, the Lord saw fit to call, Mother Lois Murphy Ross Branam, 94 of Cambridge, OH home on Monday, December 31, 2018 at Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center. 

Mother Branam was the daughter of the late Roger Howard Murphy and Queenie Lee Murphy Colburn born in Raleigh, North Carolina on November 14, 1924.  Mother Lois acknowledged the Lord Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior and was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church, Cambridge, OH under the leadership of Dr. Lester H. Jackson, Pastor. She worked many years ago for NASA in New York, NY and was blessed with two children, Gloria Ross Hu and Charles Ross.  

Mother Branam was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Branam; sister, Ruby Golden; brother, Roger Murphy and niece, Elizabeth (Baker) Murphy.

She leaves to cherish her memories of her with: her children, daughter, Gloria Ross Hu of Cambridge, OH and son, Charles Von Ross of New York, NY; seven grandchildren, Wallace (Vonshay), Jarrett (Evelyn), Davida, Charles, Justice, Asia and Reggie; three great grandchildren; 8 great great grandchildren; two stepsons, Dwight (Kay) and Matthew; two adopted daughters, Eva Smith Humphrey and Flo Atkins; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Murphy of Laurel, FL; six nieces; two nephews; and a host of great, great, great nieces, nephews; cousins, Eddie Lee Jr. and Ida May Simpson; and friends.

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301 N. Howard Avenue 
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
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