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4500 Jenny Lind Road
Fort Smith, AR | 72901
700 Jefferson St.
Van Buren, AR | 72956
Donna Branch

Donna Jean Branch (White)

Friday, July 18th, 1930 - Thursday, November 26th, 2020
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Donna Jean Branch, 90, of Pocola, Oklahoma passed away on Thursday, November 26, 2020 in a Fort Smith nursing home. She was born on July 18, 1930 in Mineral Springs, Texas to William Fred and Clara (James) White. She was a lifelong member of the Bonanza Church of Christ. She operated the Pocola Grocery, Sunset Corner Restaurant and the Bonanza Convenient Store. She was preceded in death by her husband J.B. Branch, two sons, Gary and Ricky Branch, a daughter, Sandra Sutton and four grandchildren, Josh and Brent Graham, Billy Sutton and Shelly Branch.
Graveside services are 1:00PM, Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at Hew Hope Cemetery in Spiro, Oklahoma.
Mrs. Branch may be viewed on Monday, November 30th from 12-5PM at Ocker-Putman Funeral Home of Fort Smith.
She is survived by her son Randy Branch of Pocola; a daughter Twilla Graham and her husband Greg of Pocola; a sister, Betty Hillbrem of Spiro; 14 grandchildren and several great and great great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made at the Bonanza Church of Christ, 701 McConnell Ave., Bonanza, AR 72916.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, November 30th, 2020 | 12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Monday, November 30th, 2020 12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Ocker Putman Funeral Home
    4500 Jenny Lind
    FORT SMITH, AR AR 72901
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    Mrs. Branch may be viewed from 12-5PM on Monday at the funeral home.
  • Service

    Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 1:00pm
    Howard Brownfield
  • Interment

    New Hope Cemetery


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Tracy Mickle McNabb

Posted at 06:06pm
So sad to hear of Donna Jean’s passing her and JB were like family. I send our Prayers and Thoughts of Comfort to the family

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