BRANDON

 Mrs. Vivian Connie Ford Brandon, age 73, of Manchester, passed from this life on Oct. 24, 2020, in Smyrna, TN. Mrs. Brandon was born Dec. 25, 1946 in Chattanooga, TN, as a coal miner’s daughter to the late Claude E. and Mary H. Ford. When she was sixteen, she married her late husband Alvin Henry Brandon Jr. They lived out their vows until death parted them on Jan. 15, 1989. She was a retired business owner of Treasure Island Consignment Store. Mrs. Brandon was of the Baptist faith and attended the Little Hurricane Church. The love of her life was God and her family. She loved bowling, country music, going to concerts, dancing, her animals, riding the countryside and talking about the good old days but most of all spending time with her family and friends. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Brandon is preceded in death by a sister, Claudette Ford; husband, Alvin Henry Brandon and her loving son, Jimmy Wayne Brandon. Mrs. Brandon is survived by her son, Alvin Rickey (Rhonda); daughters, Vivian Darlene (Jimmy) Cargile; Angel Rose (Jeff); her companion of 20 years, Benton Green; sister, Cathy McMahan; eight grandchildren, Brandy Connie (David) Simmons, Rickey Jr., Amanda, Dakota (Rachel), Mary, Keith Monroe and Kayla (Cody) Hill; thirteen great grandchildren, Bradley “Squirt”, Chloe, Kaylee, Marie, Brentley, Karsyn, Baby Wayne, Lincoln, Sophie, April, Hunter, Leighton, and Lynden, all of Manchester, TN. Family will receive friends on Thursday, Oct. 29, from 4-8 p.m. at Central Funeral Home in Manchester. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Central Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Brandon Family Cemetery in Manchester. With honor, her pallbearers are Joey Bradford, David Simmons, Tyler Gilliland, Big Tom Johnson, Larry Rollins, Richard Spencer, and James Gains.  <<<Central Funeral Home>>> 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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