NORMAN — Elnora Josephine Brannon, 88, of Norman, was born Aug. 22, 1925, to Edward and Johnie Weeks in Anadarko. She passed away Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013, in Norman.
Elnora was raised in the Oklahoma City and Norman area. She married Leon Brannon on March 15, 1945, in Oklahoma City. She worked for the Norman school system from 1962 to 1972 in the central kitchen. From 1972 to 1988, she was employed at the University of Oklahoma OCCE Commons Restaurant.
She was a faithful church member of Trinity Baptist until 1996 and the First Baptist Church from 1997 until now. She loved traveling to visit family and tent camping with loved ones or alone.
Elnora was preceded in death by her husband, Leon; her parents; brother, Charles Weeks; her sister, Lorine “Jeanie” and husband Eugene Cambron; infant sisters Gladys Marie and Mary Ethel; and a sister-in-law, Francis Weeks.
Elnora is survived by her children Alvin and wife Marilyn Brannon of Burkbernett, Texas, Ronald “Ronny” and wife Tammie Brannon of Oklahoma City, Linda and husband John Inman of Orlando, Fla., Barbara and husband David Lee of San Antonio, Cynthia and husband Fred Avery of Norman and Susie and husband Rodger Thaibult of Wedgefield, S.C.; 15 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; brothers Jasper “Gene” Weeks of Delton, Mich., Louis and wife Wyhletiah “Leta” Weeks of Maguire and Jesse “Joe” and wife Sheryl Weeks of Oklahoma City; and nieces and nephews too numerous to count.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Norman, with burial to follow at Fairview Maguire Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at Primrose Funeral Service. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
Norman Transcript, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013