LEXIE LEE BRANSCUM

Services for Lexie Lee Branscum, 77, of Earth, who died Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, was held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014 at the Earth Church of Christ. Interment followed the service at Earth Memorial Cemetery. Glenn Branscum, assisted by Bill Weldon officiated. Funeral arrangements were made by Parsons-Ellis Funeral Homes of Earth. Lexie was born on June 10, 1936 to Thurlo and Lucille Branscum. He was a life-long resident of the Earth community. He married Joan Maxcey, on Jan. 16, 1955. He was a farmer and a stockman, and worked at the Muleshoe Livestock Auction for many years. Lexie was a lifetime member of the Earth Roping Club. He was also a member of the Earth Church of Christ since 1954. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Sawnie and sister, Ardis. Survivors include his wife, Joan; son, Glenn Branscum and wife, Karen, of Slaton; two daughters, Dawn Merriott and husband, Mickey, of Earth, and Wendy Kerr and husband, Jae, of Lubbock; a brother, Burl Branscum of Muleshoe; a sister, Jane Meyer of Missouri City, Texas; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. Memorials can be made to the Children’s Home of Lubbock, PO Box 2824, Lubbock, Texas, 79408, or the Children’s Home of Portales, 1356 CR 236, Portales, New Mexico, 88130.
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