Spencer Green Branson

Spencer Green Branson, 74, husband of Natalie Branson, died Dec. 20, 2013, at Hospice Care Center in St. Augustine, Fla. Spencer was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy, a member of the Fleet Reserve and also retired after 31 years of service with Lexair. He was the son of the late Lyttle Branson and Bessie Wilson Branson. Additional survivors include a son, Michael Branson, of Jacksonville, Fla; a daughter, Darlene (Terry) Curry, of Nicholasville; a granddaughter, Desiree; two great grandchildren, T.J. and Lexi; a sister, Sandy Turner-Corbin; a brother, Tom Bowling, of Wimaua, Fla; and a brother-in-law, Charles (Carolyn) Feeback. He was preceded in death by two sisters, Edith McIntosh and Bobbi Maxey. Services will be 1 p.m. Monday at Betts & West Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Bearers will be Wes Allen, Marty Mills, Mike Hand, Randy Lewis, Greg and Sammy Feeback, Bill Green and Lee Atkins. Honorary bearers will be Barry Pribble. Online guestbook at www.BettsandWestfuneralhome.com

Published in St. Augustine Record on Dec. 22, 2013