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

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