Trudie Rose Lee Branch (Baewinna), 77
by Whitley Clifton | December 5, 2019 3:17 pm
Funeral services for Trudie Rose Lee Branch (Baewinna), 77, were held Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Mt. Zion AME Church in Garfield with Pastor V. Lewis officiating, assisted by Pastor Robert Johnson. Interment followed at Mount Zion AME Church Cemetery. She passed away Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 8:53 a.m. under the care of Swainsboro Nursing Home and Pruitt Hospice.
Ms. Trudie Rose Lee Branch (Baewinna) was born August 8, 1942 in Jenkins County to the late Eddie and Orabell Branch. At a very early age, she became a faithful member of Mount Zion AME Church of Garfield. She also frequently attended Statesboro Mission Outreach Ministry of Statesboro. She worked as a machine operator in Twin City at Twin City Manufacturing Company for more than 25 years. In addition to her parents, Branch was preceded in death by her siblings, Geradine Brandon, Mary Jane Williams, Willie Mae Lady, and Eddie Branch.
Survivors include five daughters, Ruby Brodus of Twin City, Bobbie Reese of Garfield, Tracy Bell of Swainsboro, Willie Mae Das, also of Swainsboro, and Denise Jordan of Vidalia; one son, Johnny Lee Branch of Millen; one sister, Sallie Clarke of Garfield; one brother, Lester Branch of Garfield; 23 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Pallbearers were Jermaine Bynum, Lionel Harris, Angelo James, and the deacons of the church. Honorary pallbearers were her grandsons and nephews.
Mosley’s Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.