Helen Marie Branch, age 87, of Salyersville, Kentucky, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Mountain Manor of Paintsville.
Helen was born June 4, 1930 in Magoffin County, Kentucky, daughter of the late Ernie and Virgie Conley Howard. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Carl Branch and one grandson, Greg Holley.
She is survived by two sons, Carl Douglas Branch and wife Kathy of Clermont, Florida and David Robert Branch and wife Deana of Salyersville, Kentucky; one daughter, Teresa Koon and husband David of Xenia, Ohio; one brother Frank Howard of New Lebanon, Ohio; one sister, Vernice Cheek of Salyersville, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Jessica Coates, Cynthia Minton, and Heather Owens; and six great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 p.m. Friday, December 1, 2017 in the First Free Will Baptist Church, Third Street with Larry Blair and Darcy Owens officiating. Burial will follow in the Jesse Howard Cemetery, Twin Lick, Salyersville, Kentucky. Friends may visit the First Free Will Baptist Church, Third Street from 1:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Thursday, November 30, 2017 and 10:00 a.m. until time of service Friday, December 1, 2017.
Jones-Preston Funeral Home is both Honored and Privileged to be Entrusted with all funeral arrangements for Mrs. Helen Marie Branch.