BRANCH, Viola "LaLa" L., 73, transitioned to her heavenly home on December 27, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest Nelson and Alma Bostic (Jessie); brothers, Eugene (Ethel), Kenny, Clarence (Jessie) and Donald; sisters, Evelyn (Bobby) and Deloris; and one grandson, Cameron Branch. She leaves behind to cherish her memory a sister, Eather Underwood (Marcus); a daughter, Sandra Register (Charles); four sons, Fernandus (Tracy), Adrian, Rolandus (Karen) and Lorenza (Tennille); 13 grandchildren, Nathaniel (Angela), Frederick (Jennifer), Denzel, Sophia, Christian, Sariah, Semira, Tariq, Shanell, Terrell, Kametra (Aaron), Rolandus Jr. and Quiera; 10 great-grandchildren, Dillon, Caleb, Gabriel, Halaina, Jebril, Cameron, Azariah, ZayaKaren, Tynasia and Kyriee; a whole host of nieces (devoted, Deborah Ruffin) and nephews whom she loved, and they loved her; as well as two devoted friends, Janice Johnson (from childhood) and Tilda Holloway (from the '70s). Remains rest at Mimms Funeral Home, 1827 Hull Street, where funeral service will be held Monday, January 4, 2021, at 11:30 a.m. Interment Lively Cemetery.
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Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch on Jan. 3, 2021.