Brandon, Wanda June (Trenton)

Friday, November 3, 2017
Wanda June Brandon, 90, of Trenton, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 surrounded by her loving family and friends. Known variously as “Nanny,” “Momma,” “Aunt Wanda,” and “fat little widow woman,” she found humor everywhere and loved to laugh with, well, pretty much anybody who would laugh with her.

Wanda was a member of Trenton First Baptist Church and retired from the Spinning Mill in Trenton.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Blaine Leeper and Lena Bell nee Gunter Plemons; husband of 45 years, Floyd Eugene Brandon; sisters, Wilma Fletcher and Katherine Morales; brothers, James, Kenneth and Dickey Plemons.

She is survived by her brother, Wade Plemons; her sons, Ben (Jill) Brandon and Eddy (Deena) Brandon; five grandchildren, Adam (Jessica), Meredith (Dustin), Ashley (Vanessa) and Regan; eight great-grandchildren, Malea, Jake, Emma, Drew, Henry, August, Eli and Gage.

Wanda was a genuinely warm and loving woman who will be greatly missed by family and friends alike.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4 in the Chapel of Moore Funeral Home with Brother Eddie Cantrell officiating. Interment will be held in Lake Hills Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be held Friday 4-8 p.m., Saturday noon-2 p.m.

Arrangements by Moore Funeral Home, Trenton.

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