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J.T. Brannen

1925 - 2019
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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J.T. Brannen, 93, of Azle, passed away June 16, 2019 at his home with family gathered around.

Visitation is from 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 19, 2019, Biggers Funeral Home, 6100 Azle Ave, Fort Worth, Texas 76135. Service is at 1 p.m., Thursday, June 20, 2019 Biggers Funeral Home Chapel. Interment to follow at Moore Memorial Gardens, Arlington, Texas.

J.T. was born December 31, 1925 in St. Cloud, Florida to Joseph Walton Brannen and Sudie Mae Bateman Brannen.

J.T. was a painter by trade. He worked hard and owned two service stations, rent houses, and a real estate company. He loved to go on hunting trips and raised Appaloosa horses. He was always on a tractor mowing 15 acres taking care of the home place where he cared for animals, and had a huge garden.

J.T. loved to travel and go to Las Vegas. He was dedicated to Reno and Azle, having supported auctions for various fundraisers; he even offered his home for community projects. He was very civic minded. He was a member of the Golden Gloves, but most of all, J.T. loved his family, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

J.T. is preceded in death by his mother and father, J.W. and Sudie, brothers Delbert, Elbert, and Junior. His wife of 27 years, Donna Loleta Brannen, and wife of 26 years, Dollie Fay Brannen. His step son Larry Wood.

J.T. is survived by his children: Elaine Tubbleville and husband Mark, Bill Brannen and wife Charlotte, Marshall Brannen and wife Sue. His stepsons: George Robertson, and Woody Wood and wife Wanda. His grandchildren: Robert Burns and wife Crisie, Tammy Corn-stubble, Cody Brannen, and Stacy Brannen Grizzard. His step grandchildren: Brian Wood, Steve Wood, Brittany Sanders, Brad Wood and wife Annie, Brandon Wood, Jennifer Wood, Lauren Bell and husband Elijah, Thomas O’Gorman and wife Lisa, and Kelley Phillips. His great grandchildren: Auston, Kyla, Tazlee, Kacie, McKenzy, Justice, Rico, Bryson, Javyn, Zachery, Austin, Gaige, Miranda, Justin, Kaleb, Garrett. His sister: Wanda Eldridge, and many nieces and nephews.

The Azle News,

June 19, 2019 Edition