Branyan.Emma H.Charters OBIT/attached to tree
MRS. EMMA H. BRAXTAX Rev. J. W. Miller, of this city, was called to Duncannon on Wednesday afternoon to conduct the funeral services of Mrs. Emma Helen Branyan. nee Charters, widow of Robert H. Branyan, aed 68 years. Mrs. Branyan was one of the older residents of that borough and a lady highly esteemed for her earnest Christian life, her social qualities and her generous hospitality. She was stricken with apoplexy on Wednesday, November 20, at her home and was uncon scious until her death, which occurred on Sunday, the 2 4th. She is survived by her mother, Mrs. Mary Charters, of Baltimore, aged 98 years; a brother, Sylvester Charters, Bowie, Md., and sisters, Mrs. Sarah Mickey and Miss Vanie Charters, Baltimore, and six children: Robert Harvey Branyan, Pittsburg; W. Walter Branyan, Ralph Monroe Branyan, Duncannon; Frank Stockton Branyan, Mrs. Naomi A. Bowers, Wilmington, Del., anod Mrs. Virginia Searfauss, Har risburg. Services were held at her late residence. Rev. J. V. Gable, pastor of the Church of God, of which church deceased was a member, assisted. Interment was in the Methodist Episcopal Cemetery. Mrs. Branyan spent considerable time with her son - in - law, John A. Searfauss, in this city.