Cynthia Sledge Brannon

Cynthia Sledge Brannon

Cynthia Sledge Brannon, 91, of Monticello, passed away on July 3, 2016 at The Woods Health and Rehabilitation Center in Monticello.

She was retired from Burlington Industries and a member of Enon Baptist Church in Monticello. She loved quilting, gardening, arts and crafts and most of all listening to music.

Mrs. Brannon was born February 15, 1925 in Van Buren County to the late Cornelius and Mary Palmer Sledge.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Phillip Brannon; a son, Michael Brannon; five brothers, Amos Sledge, Earl Sledge, Gube Sledge, Herbert Sledge, James Sledge; and a sister, Leona Stevenson.

Survivors include her daughter, Phyllis Flory and husband Mike of Salina, Kansas; a son, Roger Brannon and wife Brenda of Monticello; a daughter-in-law, Sheila Brannon of Dermott; six grandchildren, Mark Brannon, Andy Brannon, Valerie Head, Molly Miller, Stacey Davis and Kristi Rainwater; fourteen great grandchildren; and five great great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held on July 8 at 10 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel in Monticello. Burial will be at the Brannon Family Cemetery in Damascus. Visitation will be one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.