Jack Verl Brannock, 78, of Bend, a former longtime Baker City resident, died Feb. 6, 2000, at St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland.

His graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Haines Cemetery. David Brannock will officiate.

Mr. Brannock was born Oct. 10, 1922, at Homestead to Judson and Alma Irving Brannock. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in World War II. His occupation was farming, which was supplemented by logging and mill work.

He married Mina E. Aldrich on March 5, 1961, at Mountain Home, Idaho. They lived in Baker City until he retired in 1991 and they moved to Bend.

Mr. Brannock is survived by two sisters, Betty Wilson of Baker City and Lola Patterson of Oak Harbor, Wash.; two daughters, Arlene Rice of Tualatin and Anna Holliday of LaPine; a son, David Brannock, of Vancouver, Wash.; and a foster son, Robert Wood of Portland; grandchildren, Callie Beth Brannock and Pamela Holliday.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mina, in 1992; brothers, Jarold and Arnold; and sisters, Fern and Bonnie.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Bend or a charity of one’s choice through Gray’s West & Co., P.O. Box 726, Baker City, Ore. 97814.

Used with permission from: The Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 9, 2001
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor