Harrison Braden, 82, Sesser, died Monday evening July 26, 1976, in his home.
Mr. Braden was born Nov. 11, 1893, in Jefferson, County to John and Elvira
Gibbs Braden. He Married Della Roberson on Dec. 26, 1913. A daughter, three
sons, three sisters and two brothers preceded him in death. Survivors are his
wife; three daughters, Mae Merkel of Sesser, Alberta Thompson of Tamaroa, and
Isabelle Loucks of Watseka; a half sister, Alice Pugh of Mt Vernon; a
stepsister, Laura Bushong of Centralia; 9 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren
and 5 great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday in
the Christian Church in Sesser. Burial will be in Knob Prairie Cemetery in
Waltonville. Friends may call after 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Brayfield Funeral
Home in Sesser.
*Note: I have his fule name as Albert Harrison Braden. He was also preceded
in death by a grandson, not included in his obit.
Source: The Southern Illinoisan
Date: Tuesday, July 27, 1976
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman