April 26, 2018
Mark requested graveside services at Brushy Cemetery. The service will be Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 11 am under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw
Mark Randall Branham passed this life at 59 years old peacefully and pain free on April 21, 2018 in Fort Smith, Arkansas. He was the third child born July 12, 1958 to Jessie Jr. and Wynona Braham. He graduated from Sallisaw High School in 1976 and attended Northeastern State University studying engineering. Mark was avid NASCAR fan and passionate about racing stock cars and as a crew chief loved the challenge to make them go faster. He lived in Sallisaw, Muldrow and left for a several years to work in Idaho. He worked in Engineering at Acme and owner/operator of Flint Tire in Fort Smith and as a Radiological Controls Technician at Advanced Mixed Waste Treatment Plant at Idaho National Laboratory. Mark was very proud of his son and the accomplishments that Josh had achieved. Many will remember Mark for his kindness and helpfulness. He was never afraid to contribute his time to help others with projects and honestly never found a project he could not do.
Survivors are his son Joshua Branham of Muldrow, Oklahoma. His father Jessie Branham Jr. of Ogden, Utah. Also surviving are his brother James Branham of Miami, Oklahoma and brother and sister-in-law David and Mary Branham, Shawnee, Oklahoma, sister Lynn Daggs, Sallisaw, Oklahoma, sister Lea Ann Rodriquez, Ogden, Utah, sister and brother-in-law Lisa and Darren Barnhill, Sallisaw, Oklahoma sister and brother-in-law Lori and Bob Duke, Booneville, Arkansas. Mark left many great memories for his nieces, nephew, great nieces, great nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Loved ones who preceded his passing was his mother Wynona Branham, brother Phillip (Stoney) Branham, grandparents Jesse (Dick) Sr. and Cara Branham, Ida Denny Tuck and Buford Tuck and sister-in-law Kathy Branham.
Mark requested graveside services at Brushy Cemetery. The service will be Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 11 am under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home in Sallisaw.
Honorary Pallbearers are Kyle Bynum, Chris Bynum, Heath Branham, Brandon Barnhill, Jacob Hattabaugh and Rich Mueller .
The family will greet friends Wednesday from 6 – 8 pm at the funeral home.