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Thomas Leonard Branch

November 30, 1950 ~ July 7, 2021 (age 70)

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Mr. Thomas Leonard Branch, age 70 of Sanford NC, transitioned into eternal rest on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, at his residence.

Thomas Leonard Branch, known as Tee, was born in Lexington Virginia on November 30, 1950, to Bessie E. Toney and Nelson Tinsley. Thomas served fifteen years in the United States Navy. 

He leaves to cherish his memories to his wife Doris Jean Brooks Branch, mother Bessie E. Toney, father Nelson Tinsley; children Fred Lawson (Lorita) of Sanford, NC; Symona Butler and Nicky Brooks of Fayetteville, NC. Aunt Cheville Branch of Sanford, NC; sister-in-law Jenifer Buie of Sanford, NC; father-in-law Sampson Buie of Newark, New Jersey; mother-in-law Ann Brooks. A host of family and friends.

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Private viewing for the family on July 14, 2021

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