Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas


January 16, 2014

Louis D. Brandon Jr.

Louis D. Brandon Jr., 84, was born July 4, 1929 in Corsicana to the parentage of the late Louis D. Brandon Sr. and Mary Agnes Brantley Brandon. He attended the Corsicana School District.

Louis D. Brandon Jr. was a member of the D.A.D.S booster club at Jackson High. He worked at the Corsicana Laundry for 10 years. Then he worked for Mr. John Wheelock for 20 years, where he retired.

Louis confessed a faith in Christ in his early life and united with the Renfro Chapel Church of God in Christ.

He met and married Cora L. Glenn Brandon on Jan. 22, 1949 and they were blessed with three sons; Louis D. Brandon III, Samuel E. Brandon, and Darrell A. Brandon Sr.

The Angel of Silence entered into his life Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Louis D. Brandon Jr. was preceded in death by his brothers, Joe Nathan Brandon and Nathaniel Brandon Sr.; his sisters, Fannie Brandon, Victoria Turner, Dorothy Jones, and Pearl Franklin; his mother-in-law Mary Cook Glenn and father-in-law Pink Glenn, brothers-in-law Judge Glenn and Howard Glenn, and sister-in-law Ruth Jones.

Louis D. Brandon Jr. leaves to cherish his memory his devoted and loving wife of 64 years, Cora L. Glenn Brandon of Corsicana; three sons, Louis D. Brandon III (Natalie) of Granada Hills, Calif.; Samuel E. Brandon (Mellie) and Darrell A. Brandon Sr. (Lecretia), all of Corsicana. He has two brothers, James H. Brandon (Bessie), and Jerry Brandon (Delores), both of Corsicana, and a sister, Ada B. Johnson of Denver, Colo.; six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral services are 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 at the Greater Love Outreach Fellowship Church, located at 720 East Park Avenue, Corsicana.  Interment will follow at Woodland Cemetery. Arrangements by Ross and Johnson Mortuary.

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