Catherine Cline Branch
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Funeral services for Mrs. Catherine Cline Branch, age 78, will be held at 2:00 P.M. Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at the First Baptist Church with Dr. Shelby Cowling officiating and a eulogy by her nephew, John R. Dickerson.
Burial will be in the Old Town Cemetery under the direction of Bailey Funeral Home, Haynesville, LA.
Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday at Bailey Funeral Home.
Mrs. Branch was born in Haynesville, LA on April 5, 1934 to Luther Fred and Ruth Axley Cline and passed away Sunday, May 6, 2012 in Shreveport, LA. She was a lifelong resident of this area, was a member of the First Baptist Church. She loved to work and serve, enjoying a 62yr. career, most of it with Dr. Eddie Butler and Stallion Oil Field Services. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She is preceded in death by her parents, sister, Brenda Caldwell and brother, Freddie Cline.
She is survived by her beloved husband of 57 years, F. M. Branch of Haynesville, LA; sons, Pat Branch of Shreveport, LA; Mike Branch and wife, Lyn of Minden, LA; grandchildren, Kaylie Branch, Jordan Branch, Blake Branch and Macie Branch; her sister's children, Mark Caldwell, Tracy Eaglin, Cathy Fullen and Cindy Riviere and many other nieces and nephews.
Serving as pallbearers will be nephews, Mark Caldwell, Scott Kilpatrick, Mike Dickerson, James Branch, Glenn Branch and Cameron Branch. Honorary pallbearers will be Dr. Eddie Anglin, Mike Anglin, Dr. Edward S. Butler, Bobby Butler, Jerry Clements, David Pemberton, Phil Pemberton and Herbert Taylor.
A special thank you to Dr. Clint Butler, Dr. Sam Abshire, the staffs of Claiborne Manor and Christus Schumpert Highland for their loving care during Catherine's illness.
Memorials may be made to Haynesville First Baptist Church, 2021 Main St., Haynesville, LA 71038, Claiborne Academy, 6741 Hwy. 79, Haynesville, LA 71038, or the
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Published in Shreveport Times on May 8, 2012