James Shelburn Branton
Tuesday, 04 November 1958 - Sunday, 31 December 2017
Funeral Date:

Mr. James Shelburn Branton of Taylor passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 59. 

Funeral services will be held at  2:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Taylor Assembly of God Church with Rev. Jimmy Creel and Rev. James Register officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.  

The family will receive friends at the church Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until service time. 

Mr. Branton was born November 4, 1958 in Houston County to James and Geraldine Birge Branton. Shelburn was a lifelong resident of the Taylor Community where he worked on the family farm.  He was a great son, husband, father and grandfather who loved his family and will be deeply missed. 

Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Karen Creel Branton; daughter, Sheena Branton; son, Foster Branton and his wife Heather; grandchildren: Jayden, Adeline, Kaleb and Emily; his parents: James and Geraldine Branton; several aunts, uncles, cousins and other extended family and friends. 






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  • Carletta Sawyer McCoy
  • Tuesday, 02 January 2018
Karen Aunt Geraldine and Uncle James. My deepest sympathy and prayers are with you all, praying for peace and healing.
  • Carol Smith
  • Thursday, 04 January 2018
Im sorry to hear of your loss Condolences to the family
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