Ernest Edward Brannan

June 9, 1923June 22, 2013

Ernest E. Brannan – A native of Citronelle, AL and longtime resident of Satsuma, AL died Saturday, June 22, 2013, at home. He was a U.S. Army veteran who served during WWII. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Ivy and Flora Brannan; and the love of his life, Dorothy “Dot” Bailey Brannan. He is survived by his children, Joe Brannan (Cathy), Leon Brannan (Kay), Charles Meinhardt (Debra), Tommy (Bobbie) Brannan, and Dotty Pipkin (Neil); sisters, Mary Tims, Anna Estes, and Ruth Blake (Tom); brothers-in-law, H.R. Bailey, James Bailey, and L.M. Knapp; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives. He was a kind, loving, and Godly man who will be greatly missed by all. Visitation will be Monday, June 24, 2013, from 5-8 p.m. at Radney Funeral Home in Saraland. Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. from the funeral home chapel. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers are Shon Pipkin, Jamie Covington, David Skoglund, B.J. Newburn, Derek Hovell, and David Brannan. Honorary pallbearers are Jerome Guy, Frank Trahan, J.R. Nell, Charlie Broadhead, and Wilbur Price.


  • Visitation Monday, June 24, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Ernest Edward Brannan

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Wanda Beasley

June 25, 2013

Ernest was truly the sweetest and kindest person I've ever known. I'll surely miss him in our pew at church. Love and prayer to Dottie and the rest of the family during this difficult time.

Amy Merritt

June 25, 2013

Wish I had taken the time to meet with Earnest to get the Brannan history. My prayers are with the family in this sad time.

June 25, 2013

Our prayers are with you. Missed seeing Dot and Ernest when we came for homecoming several years ago. They will be missed. Alex & Brenda Dumas

Roma Etheredge

June 25, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.
Ida Jae Walker
Roma Faye Etheredge

Kitty Duhon

June 24, 2013

Ernest was one the finest people I have ever known. He was a wonderful husband, father and friend and will be missed by many.

June 24, 2013

My fishing partner and Uncle. I sure love you.

Billy Barnes

June 24, 2013

Ernest was a wonderful man father and grandfather. He will be missed. prayers and love to the family