Emma Frances Branham
Emma Frances Branham, a homemaker, died on March 11 at age 85.
A Rockaway resident for more than 30 years, Branham became a devotee of meditation and spirituality in 1986 and attended Satsang every Saturday.
Branham is preceded in death by her brothers, George and Claude Jordan; aunt, Odessa Tarver; uncle, Arthur “Bang” Tarver; best friends, Viola and James Marion.
She is survived by her children, Deanna, Juliet, Daniel, Brandi, Brett and Debra; grandchildren, Zurema, Lakeesha, Tameeka, Myasia, Shaqueena, Shamecca, Omar, Keana and Nataya; great-grandchildren, Keith, Tai’keya, Jonah, Christina, Maria, Monica, Makayla, Jordyn, Shyasia, Spencer, Jr., Derell Jr., Daren; great-greatgrandchild, Camren; and nephews, Lawyer, Jay and Jeffrey Jordan.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney’s Funeral Home in Inwood.