Margaret Arline Branton


NEW BERN - Margaret Arline Branton, 84, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at CarolinaEast Medical Center. She was a homemaker and served as bookkeeper for Branton Logging Co. for many years.

Her funeral will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Pollock-Best Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Dixon officiating. Burial will follow at New Bern Memorial Cemetery.

She is survived by four sons, Jimmy Branton of New Bern, Thomas Branton of New Bern, Jerry Branton of New Bern and Lucius Branton Jr. of New Bern; three daughters, Margaret Grant of New Bern, Kathy York of New Bern and Brenda Pearson of Macon, Ga.; 16 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren; and 10 great great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, at Pollock-Best Funeral Home.

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Arrangements are by Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations.

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Published in Sun Journal from Nov. 14 to Nov. 17, 2012