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A graveside funeral service to celebrate the life of Esther Louise Jordan Branham, 87, of Lugoff, SC, will be held at 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at Springvale Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Todd Horton will officiate. The family will receive friends following the service in the church Fellowship Hall. Memorials may be made to Springvale Baptist Church, PO Box 880, Lugoff, SC 29078 or Alzhelmer’s Disease & Related Disorders Association-Mid-State-SC, 140 Stoneridge Drive, Suite 210, Columbia, SC 29210.

Louise, the daughter of the late James Wade Jordan and Annie Watford Jordan was born in Lamar, SC. She was a member of Springvale Baptist Church.

Louise is survived by her children, Murdic Randall “Randy” Branham (Ann Marie) of Lugoff, Deborah “Debbie” Wolfe (Tom) of Fort Mill, Susan Wilk (Mike) of Myrtle Beach & New Jersey, Julie Hulteen (Dr. Hank) of Lugoff , Melody Branham of Charleston and James Alex “Jim” Branham of Lugoff;  numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Leonard “Pee Wee” Jordan of Lamar and Francis Jordan of Florence; and her sister, Agnes Amerson of Sumter.

Louise was predeceased by her husband, Murdic Branham; and her brothers, Sidney, Elbert and Pete Jordan.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Lugoff-Elgin Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

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