June 24, 1938 – January 26, 2021
ZEBULON – Derwood Newton Brannan, 82, passed away on Tuesday. He was born in Wake County to the late Woodrow Wilson and Edna Pope Brannan. He worked in quality control, retiring from Westinghouse. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Lou Martin Brannan and brothers, Ted and Barry Brannan.
He is survived by his three loving sons, Danny Brannan and wife Debbie, Woody Brannan and wife Robin, and Tim Brannan and wife Marcia; brother, Dewey Brannan and wife Pat; four grandchildren, Rondo Brannan, Heather Murray and husband Brandon, Brittany Hight and husband Joshua, Coda Brannan and a step-grandchild, Heather Weaver.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Tim Brannan in his current fight with cancer. Donations can be made directly to Tim at 4616 Derwood Drive, Zebulon, NC 27597.
Funeral service 2pm, Thursday, Hopkins Chapel Baptist Church with visitation one hour prior to the service in the sanctuary. Masks and social distancing required. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Funeral service will be livestreamed on www.facebook.com/stricklandfuneral.
Arrangements with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third Street, Wendell. www.stricklandfuneral.com