Peterson Funeral Chapel

     Michael Thomas Branham, 56, of Aurora departed this life on Sunday, December 13, 2015 in his home.

     He was born to Paul and Christine Younts Branham on January 28, 1959 in Aurora, MO.

     Survivors include his wife of 21 years, Shirley Branham; his mother, Christine Branham; 7 children, Bobby Buckner, Betty Foster, Billie Weidmann, Barbara Phelps, Laura Ford, Christeena Wilson and Carol Cummings; 1 brother, David Branham; 3 sisters, Pat Branham, Beverly Collins and Kathy Kid; 20 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

     He was preceded in death by his father, Paul Branham; 2 brothers, Kenneth and Mark Branham; 4 sisters, Ann Branham, Glenda Paul, Donna Kimberling and Linda Sanders; and 1 grandson, Austin Lee Foster.

     Funeral services will be held Wednesday, December 16 at 3:00 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Maple Park Cemetery.