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Bobby Branch

June 2, 1935 — September 29, 2019

Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Wednesday, October 2, at Faith Baptist Church for Bobby A. Branch of Artesia.

Mr. Branch, 84, died September 29,2019 in Artesia.

Robby Ballew will officiate at the services. Burial will follow the services at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Hunter Boggs, Houston Branch, Coby Shields, Drew Hodges, Joel King and Corey Branch. Honorary pallbearers are Cody Ross, Michael Perini, Tom Brown Jr. and Larry Cottrell.

Bobby was born June 2,1935 in Marysville, TX; the son of Arthur A. Branch and Dora (Poston)

Branch. On May 21, 1954 he married Frankie Marie Wise. She preceded him in death on February 2, 2002.

Bobby was a welder and attended Faith Baptist Church. He loved racing cars, hunting and dancing. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his sons Bobby G. Branch and wife Jill of Mayhill, NM and Tate Branch and his wife Kandi of Artesia; daughters Jerri Shields and husband Wes of Hobbs, NM and Kerry Boggs and husband Michael of Artesia; brother Larry Branch of Lubbock, TX; sister Doris King of Artesia; 11 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Terpening & Son Mortuary. Please remember Mr. Branch online at

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