Judith C. Branam, 81, Pensacola, Fla.

Judith C. Branam, age 81 of Pensacola, Florida, previously of Jasper, passed away on July 25, 2020 at home surrounded by family.

She was born in Bloomington, Indiana on November 23, 1938 to Abraham and Iva (Mullis) Hoff. She married Donald R. Branam on September 23, 1956 in Bloomington, Indiana. He preceded her in death on January 3, 2011.

Judith attended Vincennes University Jasper and graduated from Indiana Bible College with her major in Theology.

She received her ministerial license and founded the United Pentecostal Church in Palatka, Florida and Jasper Apostolic UPC in Jasper, Indiana. She was also the founder and administrator of the Jasper Christian Academy.

She loved missions, traveling and entertaining family and friends. She made missionary trips to Liberia, Sierra Leone, Brazil and Paraguay. She also traveled and hosted tour groups to Israel and Egypt, and visited several other countries and almost every state including Alaska and Hawaii.

Surviving are one son; Troy Branam (Becky), Mooresville, IN, two daughters; Kim Geck (Howard), Bretzville, IN, and Pennye Lane (Randall), Pensacola, FL, nine grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, five step great grandchildren, four sisters; Joan Craig, Bloomfield, IN and Norma Colson, Linda Haskell Roberts and Vicky Wilson (George), all of Bloomington, IN.

Preceding her in death besides her husband were four brothers; Donald Rex Hoff, Theodore "Ted" Hoff, Larry Hoff, and Richard Hoff.

Funeral services for Judith C. Branam will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at the Jasper Apostolic United Pentecostal Church in Jasper, Indiana, with burial to follow at the Jasper Enlow City Cemetery. Pastor Howard Geck will officiate.

A visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. until the 7:00 p.m. service time at the church on Tuesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jasper Apostolic United Pentecostal Church or to a favorite charity.

Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

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