Jacquelyn June “Jackie” Branson, 81, of Shelbyville, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, at Franciscan St. Francis Health-Indianapolis.
She was born June 26, 1934, in Johnson County, the daughter of George Raymond and Mildred Lucille (Garshwiler) Sedam. She married Orville Sullivan Branson on Dec. 9, 1954; and he preceded her in death on May 14, 2009.
Jackie is survived by her children, Gregory Wayne Branson and wife, Bobbi, of Greenfield, Lisa Kay McCormick and husband, Rusty, of Indianapolis, and Brian Robert Branson and wife, Dawn, of Shelbyville; brother, Lee Robert Sedam and wife, Deanna, of Trafalgar; and grandchildren, Eric Branson and wife, Hannah, Zachary McCormick, Trevor McCormick, Katherine Branson and Nicholas Branson.
She also was preceded in death by her parents.
Jackie graduated from Union Township High School in 1952.
She was a member of Trafalgar Christian Church.
Jackie enjoyed working crossword puzzles, watching the Indiana Pacers and Indianapolis Colts and keeping in touch with her friends.
She loved her family, especially her grandchildren, and the time she spent with them.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Freeman Family Funeral Homes and Crematory, Carmony-Ewing Chapel, 819 S. Harrison St. in Shelbyville. The Rev. Harvey Weaver will officiate. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Interment will be at Forest Hill Cemetery in Shelbyville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Riley Children’s Foundation, Children’s Cancer Research, 30 S. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3509.
Online condolences may be shared with the Branson family at www.freemanfamilyfuneralhomes.com.