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Danny Branham

August 22, 1953 ~ February 2, 2018 (age 64)
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Danny Lee Branham, age 64, of Athens passed away Friday, February 2, 2018, surrounded by family at his home.

A native of Ten Mile and longtime resident of Athens, he was the son of the late Brad Branham Sr. and Alvie Letner Branham, and was preceded in death by a niece; Natasha Black.

Danny worked many years at the K-25 plant in Oak Ridge, and had owned Branham Artificial Mountain Stone for 30 years.  He along with his wife Kay owned and operated Kay’s Mr. Twister Restaurant in Ten Mile for 9 years, and K-D’s Restaurant in Athens for 5 years.  Danny loved the outdoors and was talented in many trades.  He was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include

His wife of 21 years Teresa Kay Branham of Athens.

A daughter and son in law; Christy Shawn and Chris Callahan of Loudon.

Two sons and daughters in law;

Chris and Cali Walden of Ten Mile, Adam and Elaine Walden of Ten Mile

Four Grandchildren; Heath Callahan, Connor Callahan, Kelsey Walden and Logan Walden.

4 Brothers and two sisters in law;

Brad and Penny Branham, Jr. of Athens

Timothy Branham of Athens

Terry Branham of Ten Mile

Jeff and Lisa Branham of Niota.

Two Sisters and a brother in law;

Sharon Branham of Sweetwater; Kathy and Mark Black of Athens.

Father and mother in law; Sammie and Juanita Branham of Ten Mile.

Brother and sister in law; Sammie and Darlene Branham, Jr. of Ten Mile.

Many loving nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be 7 PM Monday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Curtis Walden officiating.

 Burial will be 2 PM Tuesday in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be; Ed Miller, Dewight Walden, Mark Black, Charlie Renfro, Jeff Branham, and Greg Branham.

The family will receive friends Monday from 5 to 7 PM at the funeral home.

If you are unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at

Ziegler Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Danny Lee Branham.

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