Octavia Marie Branham-Frenchwood transitioned into the arms of her God on July 27th, 2010. She quietly slept into the arms of Our Lord with her family around her after a brief illness. She was 2nd of 9 children born to Octavo and Anna Frenchwood in 1919.
She was preceded in death by her parents; six brothers and one sister.
She is survived by her daughter, Betty Winters; brother, John Frenchwood; grandchildren, Byron J. Frank (Leighann), Fredrick A. Frank (Rosetta) and Desiree D. Frank; adopted daughters, Deborah Frenchwood-Smith and Audrey Rowe; great-grandchildren, Dwyone Frank, Aubrey Frank, Demetria Frank, Crystal Frank, Jorden Frank, Jarrett Frank, Ashlei Frank, Afaryn Fank, Gianna and Giovanni Frank; a host of great great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
There will be a wake and rosary at Fields-Johnson Family Mortuary on Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 from 7-9 PM. A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 5, 2010, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church (10114 Hwy 6) Hitchcock TX, with Father J.H. Kappe celebrant. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.
The family would like to thank Ms. Branham primary caregiver, Keyosha Oglsesby and Solaria Hospice. Their consideration and kindness will be forever remembered.