Murrel Brannon, 85 - Forest Hill, Maryland

Murrel Brannon, 85, of Forest Hill, Md., formerly of Spencer, died April 27, 2007, at the Forest Hill Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Born in Calhoun County, she was a daughter of the late Price and Stella Ross Jarvis.

Mrs. Brannon formerly worked at Spencer Manufacturing. She moved to Daytona Beach, Fla., in 1967, where she and her husband owned and operated the Imperial Motel. In 1990, they moved to Abingdon, Md., to be closer to family.

Mrs. Brannon is survived by one son, Paul and his wife, Jean, of Dillsburg, Pa. Also surviving are two daughters, Enona Phipps and her husband, Dean, of Fallston, Md., and Karen Rapp and her husband, Carlos, of North East, Md.

Grandchildren surviving include Lisa Wilson of Rising Sun, Md., Christie Louthan of Abingdon, Lori Snyder of Bel Air, Md.,. and David Brannon of Philadelphia, Pa. She also had six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Willa Mae Brannon; a grandson, Thomas Craver of Fallston; and several brothers and sisters.