Bettye Lou Branum age 65, of Rockhold, was born on November 5, 1952 in Detroit, Michigan. She was the daughter of William Waligorski and the late Lola Hubbard Waligorski. Bettye died Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at the Baptist Health in Corbin. On May 21, 1974, she united in marriage to Arthur Curtis Branum. Along with her Mother, Lola and Father-in-law, Elam, Bettye was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Victoria and a brother, Jim Taylor.
Bettye is survived by her husband, Curtis Branum of Rockhold; her daughter, Carla Renee’ Hale and husband, Paul of Mackey Bend; her sons; Tim Michael Branum and wife, Amy of Decatur, Tennessee; and Arthur Curtis Jr. and wife, Susie of Rockhold; her grandchildren; Samantha, Zachary, Brittany, Sean, Madison, Victor, Olivia, Rebecca and Isabella, her great grandson, Tucker Luke; her Father, William Waligorski of Barbourville; her brother, Bill Waligorski and wife Denise of Barbourville, and Mother-in-law, Hazel Branum of Barbourville.
Funeral Services for Bettye Lou Branum will be conducted in the Hopper Funeral Home Chapel, Friday, April 27, 2018 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Jeffrey Branum and Rev. Brandon Dunn officiating. Burial will follow in the Branum Family Cemetery with Family and Friends serving as pallbearers. Friends will be received at the Hopper Funeral Home, Friday, after 11:30am until the funeral hour at 2:00 pm. Hopper Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangments.